At least 100 Afghan and Iranian movies were screen in eight-day Afghan Film Festival in Kabul.
"Parting" and "A Few Cubic Meters of Love" were two Afghan-Iranian drama movies screened in the Afghan Film Festival, held to commemorate 100th independence anniversary.
Both films were selected as the Afghan entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards.
To commemorate its 100th anniversary of independence, Afghanistan organized a special film festival, showcasing 100 notable films of the Afghan cinema for ten days which was started from August 3.
‘Parting’ is a 2016 Afghan-Iranian drama about two young Afghans, Fereshteh and Nabi, who are in love, but Fereshteh has to follow her parents and leave Afghanistan to find refuge in Iran.
Nabi decides to illegally cross the border, find Fereshteh and take her through Turkey towards Europe and for a better life.
‘A Few Cubic Meters of Love’ is about Afghan asylum seekers who are illegally employed by a small factory somewhere in the outskirts of Tehran.
Saber, a young Iranian worker, secretly meets Marona, daughter of Abdolsalam, an Afghan worker. A love story unfolds, the conclusion of which no-one can foretell.