Tora Bora: A Conversation with the Director
Walid Al Awadi, Director, Tora Bora
Raffaello Pantucci, Associate Fellow, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR), King's College London
Chair: Rosheen Kabraji, Programme Manager, Asia Programme, Chatham House
Tora Bora is the story of a Kuwaiti family who travel through Afghanistan to find the younger son they believe has been brainwashed by religious extremists. Director Walid Al Awadi will introduce his choice of clips and discuss what inspired him to choose this story, its link to actual events and what he hopes audiences will take away from the film.