Frontrunner


1h 30m 2008

Brief Synopsis

The setting: Afghanistan's first democratic election ever. In the aftermath of 9/11, America's military might have set the stage, but who will determine the fate of democracy in Afghanistan? Is it possible for a woman to run for President, where unspeakable cruelty to women had become part of d

Film Details

Release Date
2008

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

The setting: Afghanistan's first democratic election ever. In the aftermath of 9/11, America's military might have set the stage, but who will determine the fate of democracy in Afghanistan? Is it possible for a woman to run for President, where unspeakable cruelty to women had become part of day-to-day life under the Taliban? Dr. Massouda is a medical doctor, mother of three and the first presidential bid by a woman since the ouster of the Taliban.

Film Details

Release Date
2008

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States January 2008

Released in United States on Video May 11, 2010

Shown at Slamdance Film Festival (Documentary Special Screening) January 17-25, 2008.

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States January 2008 (Shown at Slamdance Film Festival (Documentary Special Screening) January 17-25, 2008.)

Released in United States on Video May 11, 2010