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Amir

Synopsis
Amir, an Afghan refugee in Pakistan, tells his story through music. His work with other musicians and his precarious existence as a refugee are at the centre of the film.
Language
English
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 52 min.
Year of production
1986
Availability
Sale (video - RAI); 2000 sale: £50.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Documentation
Study guide available.
Subjects
Anthropology; Music
Keywords
Afghanistan; Music; Pakistan; refugees

Credits

Director
John Baily

Distributor

Name

Royal Anthropological Institute

Contact
Susanne Hammacher (Film Officer)
Email
film@therai.org.uk
Web
https://www.therai.org.uk/film/film-sales External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7387 0455
Fax
020 7388 8817
Address
50 Fitzroy Street
London
W1T 5BT
Notes
The Institute sells more than 250 anthropology and ethnology titles on video and DVD, including some produced by students and staff of the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology. There is also a large library of internationally produced film and video productions from which items may be borrowed within the UK.
Name

Royal Anthropological Institute Film & Video Library, c/o Concord Media

Email
sales@concordvideo.co.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726012
Fax
01473 274531
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG

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