Midnight Traveler

Hassan Fazili & Emelie Mahdavian, Afghanistan, 2018

When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey, Fazili shows firsthand the dangers facing refugees seeking asylum and the love shared between a family on the run.


 Produced by:

Emelie Mahdavian

Su Kim


Support: 

 Sundance Film Institute 

 Fork Films

 ITVS

 Tribeca All-Access

 HotDocs Cross-Currents Fund

 Bertha Doc Society Journalism Film Fund

 Cinereach Ltd.

 Neda Nobari Foundation Impact Cinema Fund

 Doha Film Institute

Midnight Traveler / Hassan Fazili & Emelie Mahdavian, Afghanistan
Midnight Traveler / Hassan Fazili & Emelie Mahdavian, Afghanistan