FLICKERING TRUTH, A
Unearthing dusty reels of film, some dug out of collapsing barns, others hidden in ceilings and many discovered by pure chance, Ibrahim must also deal with people too scared to act after so many years of oppression. Bringing the project to fruition, The Flickering Truth represents an astonishing collection of newly restored films toured around the country, for the people, many seeing film for the first time, to experience their own country’s rich artistic culture and history on the flickering screen.
Directed by respected New Zealand documentary filmmaker Pietra Brettkelly (Maori Boy Genius), A Flickering Truth explores a war-torn world in search of the truth, elusive as it has been for Afghanistan, highlighting the significance and power of film preservation.
- Pietra Brettkelly