Hollywoodgate

  • A Taliban soldier stands next to a steal gate with the words "Hollywood Gate 4."

An extraordinary, chilling glimpse into the void that Is Taliban rule” – Variety

When the United States withdrew from its twenty-year “forever war” in Afghanistan, the Taliban retook control of the ravaged country and immediately found an American base loaded with weaponry—a portion of the over $7 billion in U.S. armaments still in the country. Unprecedented and audacious, director

Ibrahim Nash’at’s HOLLYWOODGATE spends a year inside Afghanistan following the Taliban as they take possession of the cache America left behind—and transform from a fundamentalist militia into a heavily armed military regime.

“This is what access journalism should be.” -Indiewire
“Hollywoodgate throws us in the deep end and compels us to swim.” -Rolling Stone
“Hollywoodgate will gain potency in the years to come.” -The Hollywood Reporter

Runtime
1h 31m
Year
2023
Director
Ibrahim Nash’at
Format
DCP
Country
Germany, USA
Language
Pashto, Dari, English with English subtitles
First Showing
August 3, 2024

Showtimes

Saturday, August 3, 2024 3:40 PM
Location Big Roxie

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