Black Kite


Directed By: Tarique Qayumi

2017 / Dari / 87 mins

Arian gives up his passion for kite flying when the Taliban take power, however, to give his daughter a sense of childhood that he once had he risks his life to find and fly kites again. Director Tarique Qayumi risked his own life to shoot the film covertly in his native Afghanistan.

Listen to a preview of Black Kite on the IC podcast, “From the Booth” episode 8, winter 2019 (22:33).

Listen to an analysis of Black Kite on the IC podcast, “From the Booth” episode 10, winter 2019 (15:30).

IMDB Movie Page: www.imdb.com/title/tt6098208/?ref_=nv_sr_5

The trailer below is provided for reference and connects to a non-BYU site. International Cinema is not responsible for the content.

Screened Semesters:

  • 2019 Winter