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Title Amir [videorecording] : an Afghan refugee musician's life in Peshawar, Pakistan / National Film and Television School in association with the Royal Anthropological Institute ; directed and edited by John Baily
Imprint [S.l.] : National Film and Television School, Royal Anthropological Institute ; Watertown, MA : [Distributed by The Royal Anthropological Institute], 1985
Descript 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Note VHS
In Dari (Afghan Persian) and Pashto with English subtitles
Amir Mohammad, Shah Wali Khan, Satar Khan ... [et al.], musicians ; A.W. Sultani, John Baily, researchers/interviewers
Photographed by Wayne Derrick
Filmed in Peshawar and Swat, Pakistan from May 4 to June 5, 1985
Videocassette release of the 1985 motion picture
Musician Amir Mohammad moved from Herat, Afghanistan to Peshawar, Pakistan in 1979 as a result of the Marxist regime and civil war in his homeland. Through him viewers are introduced both to Afghan music and to the poverty and isolation faced by refugees
Subject Amir Muhammad, 1931-1997
Musicians -- Pakistan -- Peshawar -- Social life and customs
Musicians -- Afghanistan -- Social life and customs
Music -- Pakistan -- Peshawar
Music -- Afghanistan
Refugees -- Afghanistan -- Social conditions
Refugees -- Pakistan -- Peshawar -- Social conditions
Peshawar (Pakistan) -- Social life and customs
Documentary films
Biographical films
Alt Author Amir Muhammad, 1931-1997
Khan, Shah Wali
Khan, Satar
Sultani, A. W
Baily, John, 1943-
National Film and Television School
Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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