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When Ahmad’s life comes under threat by the Taliban in Afghanistan, he leaves his family behind for survival, without saying goodbye, and ends up in Europe’s most notorious refugee camp: Moria. Through the stress of leaving his family, and the anxiety of not knowing how many years it will take, Ahmad decides to pick up a camera and document his journey and story. With no end in sight, and dealing with the pain of his family's suffering at the hands of the Taliban, Ahmad strives to maintain his hope for a better life while also making the lives of those around him better. Citizen of Moria is an odyssey from the eyes of Ahmad about Afghanistan’s 40 year of history and pitfalls of immigration that have lead millions homeless.

 

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    • Ahmad Ebrahimi
    • Jawad Mir

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