Afghanistan Back to the Future

An intriguing set of films have come to light shot in Helmand in the 1950s by an American, Glenn Foster, and his assistant, Hajji Mehtabuddin. They record the hopes and dreams of a generation forging a modern nation, and reveal another Afghanistan beneath the surface of the headlines. In Pashtu, Persian and English.   3 August 2015,  BBC Afghanistan / 30 minutes  |  BBC TV World News / 30 minutes    Shamshad TV Afghanistan / 30 minutes

Afghanistan Back to the Future is part of a linked set of stories including

Damming Afghanistan

Helmand’s Golden Age