Azadi (film)

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Azadi - Poster - 72dpi.jpg
Promotional poster for Azadi.
Directed by Anthony Maras
Produced by
Written by Anthony Maras
Music by Josh Bennett
Cinematography Nick Matthews
Edited by
Mills Street
Release date
February 2005
Adelaide Film Festival
Running time
Country Australia
Language English
Budget A$200,000 (estimated)
(US$160,000 in Feb. 2005)

Azadi is a 2005 Australian short film, written and directed by award winning film-maker Anthony Maras, and produced in association with the Australian Film Commission, the Adelaide Film Festival Investment Fund and the South Australian Film Corporation.

The film has earned numerous accolades on the international festival circuit and has screened on broadcast television,[1] festivals and at human rights events[2][3] the world over.[4][5]


Azadi follows the plight of an Afghan schoolteacher and his asthmatic son, who escape their oppressive Taliban homeland in search of a new life in Australia.


Actor Role
Rodney Afif Amir Afzali
Seleman Haider Mansur Afzali
Stephen Sheehan DIMA Officer
Sepideh Fallah Amir's wife

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