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Interpreters Wanted

Robert Ham
United States, 2023, 84 min.


Includes violence and adult language.

Saifullah and Ismail Haqmal are two brother interpreters who served alongside U.S. Forces in Afghanistan for over a decade. Interpreters Wanted follows the brothers from their childhood growing up during the Russian/Afghan war, through the Taliban era, then the invasion by NATO forces after 9/11. When Robert deployed to Afghanistan in 2009 he worked with Saifullah and Ismail during that deployment and they all became close friends. After Robert's unit leaves Afghanistan the brothers become desperate to escape and turn to their American friends to petition Congress and help them escape the Taliban's rise to power.

Category: Documentary.

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