Join Sensoria Festival for the UK premiere of this documentary film directed by Hasan Noori.
They’ve been making music together for years, despite the disapproval of the people around them. All four band members Akbar, Soori, Mohammed and Hakim are children of Afghan parents who fled to Iran, and that means they face dangers if they return to their homeland. The Forbidden Strings shows the musical foursome struggling to get themselves heard, and follows them in the run-up to a historic day. The moments of joy are infectious, but sobering reality also constantly looms over them.
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