Press & Publicity
“A heartbreaking glimpse into the daily life of Afghani children who are addicted to drugs” – IDFA Programmer
“Director Jawed Taiman deftly illustrates the vicious cycle of addiction and the devastation it wreaks on families. Thank god for this kind of insightful, courageous filmmaking. This is a story that doesn’t get on the news every night. But it bloody well should.” – Hussain Currimbhoy, Sheffield Doc/Fest Programmer
“Riveting” – Talha Burki, The Lancet
“The state of poverty in Afghanistan is a striking and heart-breaking feature of the film. The film was gripping from its very first scene.” – Fiza Social Media Blogger
“This is an intimate, sometimes unbearably, close observation of a ‘lost generation’ searching for their way out of the quagmire of addiction.” – Dokfest Munich programmer
“A powerful & emotional film.” Film Critic Karl French.
Addicted reviewed by UK Film Critic Karl French on Cinepolitics & Interview with Producer Sharron Ward – Press TV Iran
Director Jawed Taiman talks about “Addicted” on IDFA TV.
Checkpoint Kabul Review by Dion Nissenbaum Afghanistan bureau chief for McClatchy Newspapers.