|AFGHANI FILM DRAWS TREMENDOUS
This past Sunday,
overwhelming crowds clamored to see "Jung (War):
In the Land of the Mujaheddin," a film about
Afghanistan, at the Facets Cinematheque in
Chicago. Over 700 people showed up for the free,
one-time only screening at 12:30 pm, with lines
running out the door and around the block.
Screenings of other films were cancelled, and four
more shows of "Jung" were immediately added.
Facets hopes to bring "Jung" back for additional
screenings sometime in the future, though
circumstances are pending.
“We are very proud to present this
extraordinary film, which has much to say about
the current situation in Afghanistan,” says Milos
Stehlik, co-founder and director of Facets
For more info, visit the Facets
Multimedia web site.
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