Murghab - Film Premiere at the DOK.fest Munich
On May 12, 2019, 4 p.m. we are celebrating the premiere of the ethographic documentary "Murghab"
A film by Martin Saxer, Marlen Elders and Daler Kaziev
(81 min / Original with English subtitles / 2019)
A generation ago, Murghab was well taken care of. As the highest town of the former Soviet Union at 3600 metres above sea level and close to the sensitive borders with Afghanistan and China, the town enjoyed ample provisions from Moscow brought in via the Pamir Highway. It featured electricity around the clock, an airport with regular flights, a movie theatre, and a hospital with central heating. Since then, Murghab and its people have weathered several storms and many of the Soviet hallmarks are crumbling away. Yet, life goes on and, with wit and improvisational skills, the ruins of Socialism afford a plethora of new but precarious ways to make do.
When: May 12, 2019, 4 p.m.
Where: City Kinos Sonnenstraße