Orchestra from the Land of Silence

Orchestra from the Land of Silence / Orchester z krajiny ticha

film-roll Slovakia / Color / 30' / 2020 9+

Zohra is the first all-female orchestra of Afghanistan. Girls are preparing for their journey to play a concert in Europe. We see their everyday reality in today’s Afghanistan through the eyes of a 16 year old girl, Marzia. After arriving in Europe an unexpected thing happens and four members of the orchestra decide to run away.

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Lucia Kasova

She was born in 1983 in Bratislava, Slovakia. She traveled most of her life around the globe, until experiencing wasn't enough, so she started to look for an artistic form to communicate her thoughts. She found this form in Documentary Directing and started her studies in 2014 in VSMU in Bratislava, where she continues until this day. Her shorts had been awarded at various festivals in Europe. She is currently working on her debut feature length film.

Director
Lucia Kasova
Screenplay
Barbora Bodnarova
Lucia Kasova
Cinematography
Martin Jurci
Editing
Peter Moravek
Music
Zohra orchestra
Sound Design
Daniel Hornak
Film Cast
Marzia Anwary
Ahmad Sarmast
Producer
Michal Kascak
Lucia Kasova
Language
Dari, English
Filmography
Neverili SME (2019)
Betónová doba (2018)
21: dokument o Pohode 2017 (2017)
43 Years of Bratislava Metro (2017)
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