At the moment on Encore, we converse to a feminine artist who escaped from Afghanistan and is now in Paris. Rada Akbar fled Kabul as Afghanistan fell to the Taliban. She talks to Eve Jackson concerning the causes she was compelled to depart, why her hanging self-portraits pose such a risk to the Taliban and her fears for the individuals left behind.
We additionally learn how one in all Afghanistan’s most distinguished filmmakers Sahraa Karimi fled together with her household to Ukraine. Regardless of the Taliban’s management striving to painting a softer picture than once they final dominated Afghanistan between 1996 and 2001, she warns of a “genocide of filmmakers and artists” if the worldwide neighborhood fails to behave.