TALK SHOW WITH HARPER SIMON | EPISODE 48
Ariana Delawari on Afghanistan, the Taliban & David Lynch
Ariana Delawari is a multi-media artist. She a musician, director and actress. A graduate of USC School of Cinematic Arts, she just finished directing “We Came Home”, a documentary about her journeys to Afghanistan since 9/11, the making of her album “Lion of Panjshir”, and her family story. The film won the jury prize for Best International Documentary at the Sao Paulo International Film Festival, won best feature documentary at the Mexico International Film Festival, was nominated for the jury prize at Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival, and had its LA and DC premieres at AFI FEST and AFI DOCS.
Ariana Delawari talks about Afghanistan, the Taliban, and her documentary about her experience in the warzone, WE CAME HOME. From the heroin boom in Afghanistan, to getting David Lynch onboard with her efforts to heal the country–Delawari explains how her music and creativity has found renewed purpose in the years since 9/11 on Harper Simon’s TALK SHOW.