Dream of light

Dream of light

  • Directed by Ebrahim Bamyani
  • Afghanistan, 2006
  • Workshops in Afghanistan - Kabul
  • Urban life, Work
  • Shooting place : Afghanistan
  • Duration : 23 min
  • Audio : Parsi-Dari
  • Subtitles : French, English

Synopsis

Sediq and Yousof work for the small electricity distribution sub-station in the district of Char Qala-e-Wazirabad. From day to day, they have to deal with the electricity shortage and repair the derelict installations. The film follows them as they're working and reveals life in a popular neighbourhood of Kabul.

  • Direction : Ebrahim Bamyani
  • Image : Ebrahim Bamyani
  • Sound : Taj Mohammad Bakhtari, Reza Hosseini Yamak & Saïd Sulaiman Sanjar Azizi
  • Edition : Séverin Blanchet

Rewards, festivals and diffusions

Festival International Jean Rouch

  • Place : Paris (75)
  • Date : 2010

Festival Terres d'Ailleurs

  • Place : Machecoul (44)
  • Date : 2009

Doclisboa

  • Place : Lisbonne (Portugal)
  • Date : 2009

Festival International du Film

  • Place : Fribourg (Suisse)
  • Date : 2008

Semaine du film documentaire

  • Place : Fès (Maroc)
  • Date : 2008

DOK

  • Place : Leipzig (Allemagne)
  • Date : 2008

Films d'autres part

  • Place : Lausanne (Suisse)
  • Date : 2008

Festival International du court-métrage

  • Place : Téhéran (Iran)
  • Date : 2008

Festival Itinérances

  • Place : Alès (30)
  • Date : 2007

Champs contre champs

  • Place : Lasalle (30)
  • Date : 2007

International Documentary Film Festival

  • Place : Téhéran (Iran)
  • Date : 2007

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Since 2006, more than 30 young Afghan filmmakers took part to the workshops in Kabul. 33 films were made there and initiated the resurgence of documentary films in the country.

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