A film by Hassan Fazili & Emilie Mahdavian

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About Midnight Traveler

When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee the country with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing the family’s journey firsthand, Fazili documents their harrowing trek across numerous borders revealing the danger and uncertainty facing refugees seeking asylum juxtaposed with the unbreakable love shared amongst the family on the run.



Critics Say

“Quite simply, this is the best refugee documentary I’ve ever seen.”

—Arlin Golden, FILM INQUIRY

“A work of uncommon immediacy and raw emotional power.”

— Christopher Llewellyn Reed, HAMMER TO NAIL

“A remarkable achievement.”


“A documentary that feels like a modern-day message in a bottle, an urgent appeal for help from a family that’s still searching for a home.”

—Scott Tobias, VARIETY

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For booking inquiries, please contact:
Andrew Carlin
Oscilloscope Laboratories

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Sydney Tanigawa
212-219-4029 ext. 41

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