Midnight Traveler

Take One Action Film Festival presents a screening of Midnight Traveler, a powerful documentary that reveals the realities of displacement for an Afghan family.

Midnight Traveler

About Midnight Traveler

When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Recording their perilous journey, Fazili shows first hand the violence, danger and uncertainty they encounter in their search for safety. Few documentaries have managed to reveal the reality of displacement so powerfully and with such intimacy, capturing moments of beauty and poetry – and the love shared between a family on the run.

Affecting, essential documentary, [...] a remarkable achievement - Screen Daily

Plus short: Aziza (Soudade Kaadan | Syria/Lebanon | 2019 | 13 min)

BEYOND THE SCREEN
Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action. We will be joined by guests including Meghan O’Neill (Campaigns and Engagement Officer, Oxfam Scotland).
Presented in association with Oxfam Scotland.

Hassan Fazili | USA/Qatar/Canada | 2019 | 87 min | Afghan Persian/Bulgarian/Turkish/English with English subtitles

Screening as part of Take One Action Film Festival 2019, 18th - 29th September

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Midnight Traveler are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

Film Events you might like...

Film Fest on the Forth - CANCELLED
Film Fest on the Forth - CANCELLED
6th Jun 2020 - 7th Jun 2020
NA, South Queensferry
Join Edinburgh International Film Festival for a weekend of free outdoor screenings at Port Edgar Marina on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June 2020!
The Underground Cabaret - POSTPONED
The Underground Cabaret - POSTPONED
11th June 2020
The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh Old Town
The Underground Cabaret is a stylish and freakish monthly cabaret night in the vaults of the Underground City of the South Bridge.
Royal Opera House Live: Elektra - CANCELLED
Royal Opera House Live: Elektra - CANCELLED
18th June 2020
The Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh
Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award winning director Christof Loy in this live screening from The Royal Opera.
Find Film events in Edinburgh

Nights Out Events you might like...

Stunt Magician - Danger Dave Reubens - POSTPONED
Stunt Magician - Danger Dave Reubens - POSTPONED
6th June 2020
The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh Old Town
The Stunt Magician 'Danger Dave Reubens' brings tales of peril, crazy comedy and jaw-dropping magic to get you on the edge of your seat and howling with laughter.
Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED
Stand Up Horror - POSTPONED
6th June 2020
The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh Old Town
Come along and experience the unique and hilarious 'Stand up Horror' as actor, writer and tour guide Alex Staniforth invents a horror story in Scotland's most haunted pub - The Banshee Labyrinth!
Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist - POSTPONED
Ash Pryce: Paranormal Illusionist - POSTPONED
6th June 2020
The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh Old Town
Ash Pryce, Edinburgh Horror Festival Sell Out Performer for the last four years, returns to Edinburgh on a regular basis with his show 'Paranormal Illusionist'.
Find Nights Out events in Edinburgh

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

At The Drive In: Edinburgh
@TheDriveIn is a fully loaded drive in cinema experience that is bringing a whole host of drive in activities to Edinburgh in August!
Release Your Shoulders - Online Feldenkrais Workshop
Let go of neck and shoulder tension in this Feldenkrais Method® Workshop run by Move To Live on 11th June!
Living Room Performances #2
Living Room Performances returns on Saturday 13th June, bringing theatre culture to people's homes during these uncertain times.
Introduction to Comic Book Design
Join ComputerXplorers SEScotland for another fun-packed club where you will be writing and designing your very own comic book!
Russell Howard - RESCHEDULED DATE
Russell Howard returns with his biggest globe-spanning stand-up tour to date. Catch him at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 3rd July 2021!

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland Traverse Theatre

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »