A look at Jonathan Saruk’s photographs of cinema culture in Afghanistan, where going to the movies was previously one of the many activities banned by the Taliban: http://nyr.kr/18Qx7In
Top: Moviegoers watch a Pakistani film at Pamir Cinema, in Kabul’s old
Center-Left: Screening an Indian film at Ariana Cinema, in Pashtunistan Square, Kabul, December, 2010.
Center-Right: Park Cinema employees, November, 2010.city, November, 2010.
Bottom: Winding a reel at Temorshahee Cinema, in Kabul’s old city, June, 2011.