The teacher slowly begins to speak.
He speaks of a dark past that has been sealed for so long.
Of the shocking reality of what happened in his very own village.
Of the incredible life of one school teacher and his family, a life put at the
mercy of war.
gThe Spring of Yakaolangh describes the life of a school teacher and his
family from the district of Yakaolang, central Afghanistan. Filmed on location
in Yakaolang, Kabul, and refugee camps in Pakistan, it presents the tragic
history of Afghanistan seen through the eyes of the teacher, his wife,
and daughters as it unfolds over the past three decades. It concludes with
his words of hope for the future of Afghanistan, in a message that has
meaning for all.
A Production of the "The Spring of Yakaolang" Documentary Committee
Language of commentary and dialogue: Dari and English
Language of subtitles: English
Running time: 83min
ccopy right: Keiko kawasaki
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gThe Spring of
Yakaolang" Documentary Committee