Laughing in Afghanistan

Laughing in Afghanistan


Anneta Papathanassiou

A young Afghan actor, Karim Asir, in the midst of bombs and disasters, decides to become the Afghan Charlie Chaplin. He wants to change the world using pantomime and humor and gives performances with laughter - his only weapon. After the Taliban takeover Afghanistan on August 15, 2021, Karim receives death threats and fears for his life. A difficult decision seems unavoidable. Can laughter change the world?

Executive Producer: Mikis Modiano

Producer: Photini Economopoulou

DOP: Dimitris Kordelas

Co-producer: Mohamed Elmongy

Editor: Chronis Theocharis

Sound Design: Alexandros Sakellariou