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  • Director

    Elizabeth Mirzaei, Gulistan Mirzaei

  • Run Time

    97 mins

  • Release Year


  • Country of Origin

    Canada, Afghanistan

  • Language

    Dari, Pashto

  • Director of Photography: Elizabeth Mirzaei

  • Editor: Andrea Henriquez

  • Produced by: Ina Fichman

  • Music: Jessica Moss

  • Sound Production: Mimi Allard


Laila at the Bridge

Part of the Phenomenal Women Curated by SDI Strand


Laila Haidari survived child marriage and her own traumatic past to battle one of the deadliest problems in Afghanistan: heroin addiction. Known as ‘the mother of the addicts’, Laila must prevail over a crisis of addiction and corrupt government in a country on the verge of collapse. [12A]

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