FILM: SCREEN AUSTRALIA AND FELIX MEDIA PRESENT JIRGA
28 Sep 2018 | 7.30pm - 9.15pmBook Tickets
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Jirga /ˈdʒəːɡə/ Noun: An Afghan court of tribal elders.
A traditional Pashtun tribal authority of community elders. The decision of the Jirga is binding on all members of the tribe.
Former Australian soldier, Mike (Sam Smith), returns to Afghanistan to find the family of a civilian he accidentally killed during the war. Seeking forgiveness, he puts his life in the hands of the village justice system – the Jirga.
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Director: BENJAMIN GILMOUR
Age Suitability/ Classification: M
Producer JOHN MAYNARD
Producers in Afghanistan AMIR SHAH TALASH, GULL HUSSAIN BAIZADA, BENJAMIN GILMOUR, SAM SMITH
Executive producers DAVID GROSS and BRIDGET IKIN
Camera BENJAMIN GILMOUR
Editor NIKKI STEVENS
Sound Designer LIAM EGAN
Composer AJ TRUE
Cast SAM SMITH, SHER ALAM MISKEEN USTAD, AMIR SHAH TALASH, BAHEER SAFI, ARZO WEDA, INAM KHAN
DurationFilm: 78 min
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