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Angels Are Made of Light

Angels Are Made of Light is a movie starring Fazula, Hasiba, and Yaldash Mir-Habibullah. A dozen years after his Oscar-nominated Iraq in Fragments, American documentarian James Longley delivers a sweeping, profoundly compassionate...

Other Titles
Angels Are Made Of Light, Lysets engle - Afghanistans børn
Running Time
1 hours 57 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
James Longley
Yaldash Mir-Habibullah, Fazula, Hasiba, Rostam Mir-Mohammed-Ullah
Denmark, Norway, USA
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A dozen years after his Oscar-nominated Iraq in Fragments, American documentarian James Longley delivers a sweeping, profoundly compassionate group portrait of Afghan students and teachers still weathering national turbulence.

Comments about documentary «Angels Are Made of Light» (23)

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Janice R.

This is a nice film for people who are new to the Christian Faith. It is an enjoyable watch, that uses the Bible as the basis of its message. There is no denying that it is a compelling and exciting film, that is intended to be well rounded and easy to understand. It doesn't attempt to have all things in one big summary. There are no 'big' messages. It is a good film for those who are tired of all the Christian bashing in the media, and want to see a film that is meaningful and uplifting. It will not make you forget the world today, but it will leave you with a positive attitude towards the future, and can help you to be a more understanding person. A very good film for families and friends.

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I really loved this movie. I have heard it said that it was a waste of time and money but I was very surprised to learn that the makers of the film were so much better than that. Not to say that the film was bad. There were some very good points in the film. It was well paced. It was well written and the performances were very good. However, the movie lacked one thing: a truly compelling story. It was a "feel good" movie but I felt that the filmmakers could have done so much more with the story. It could have been a powerful "wake-up" for people who have fallen prey to a new age religion. The film was certainly worth watching but it left me feeling that it could have been much more.

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Douglas B.

The movie was very good. It was touching and extremely educational. It teaches us that we are all divine beings. I think the title is beautiful. It is fitting because it is an act of redemption and grace. If you are going to be a slave to the material, stop living for the moment and just go live. Be patient, be humble, and give others grace. This is one of those times in your life when you really need to stand up and take notice. I feel like the people in this movie are real people that have a lot of questions about their lives. I feel that we should use this movie as a way to show others the good and the bad in their lives. It is important to listen to people in this movie. It gives you a new perspective on how life is sometimes. I think that we are all the same and have the same hearts and minds. This movie has touched me greatly. I would definitely recommend it to anyone that has had a difficult life. I hope this movie will help people to find peace in their lives.

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Virginia Hamilton

The fact that this documentary has such a high rating in IMDb is highly misleading. It's a real shame that so many people have been so misled by the movie. Angels Are Made of Light is a short film made by a couple in the 50's. I've just seen the documentary, and the acting is very good, and the movie is well made. But the concept of making this documentary just before the Holy Land War in '67 is just completely inaccurate. I realize that there were 'dispersed' people, and perhaps in some cases their stories weren't really true, but they don't get to serve as historical sources. I realize that some people like to see themselves as living historical figures, but not many people can pull this off. While it would be interesting to see some of the events on the film, and not only the historical aspects, it's important to keep in mind that this is just a documentary. It's certainly interesting to hear people tell their stories, but it's not interesting to actually see the actual events on screen. This documentary is very well made, but it's not an accurate account of what happened. Some of the actors are even members of the IDF, and that should be pretty obvious.

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A truly wonderful film, told with a deft, tender touch. This film is a poignant portrayal of the struggle between religious and non-religious people. I could not help but be moved by the poignant discussions that were happening within the audience. What struck me was how much common ground was being broken. I was moved by the faith of one of the subjects and the love and compassion of the other. I have often wondered how a place like Japan would be viewed by people who have never been there. To be able to see people trying to understand each other and talking openly about what was on the other's minds was amazing. I felt very much for the two people in this film, and thought that it is an inspiring story of people trying to find a solution to their problems and finding a way of reconciling with each other. I found the director's commentary to be extremely useful, and I would like to see this film be available in a DVD format so that I can have the opportunity to learn more about the ideas presented in the film.

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Jeffrey Sims

It is a rather entertaining documentary about one of the world's most successful fashion designers and the families that support his work. The documentary is based on interviews with the designer and his family, a few close associates, and a group of fashion critics. It covers the last twenty years of the designer's career and how his work has shaped the lives of many people, both inside and outside of his business. The first half of the documentary covers the initial years of his career in New York as he worked with various editors and printers to create what he knew would be a successful collection for the one day show of his clothing in Paris. The second half of the documentary is about his work in New York, and how the success of the fashion world has shaped the lives of his family. The film includes interviews with many fashion luminaries. The director describes his research to identify the fashion experts that have been around since the time of the early 20th century. He uses interviews with editors and printers to show the history of fashion in a very engaging way. The film does a good job at showing the successes of the fashion world and the personal lives of the designers themselves. There are some stories of artisanship, and how fashion can be both an artistic expression and an economic means to success. Overall, it is a good documentary that is informative and entertaining. It does a good job of portraying the lives of the fashion industry in New York and shows the strong influence that the designers have had on many people. For a documentary that covers the history of fashion, it is well done.

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Diane Herrera

This film's only purpose was to make the earth look all better, and it was certainly entertaining. But I think the film's biggest flaw is in its failure to explore the social dimension of war, and I think that is the major problem. The world wars are certainly an extremely painful experience, and I think a lot of the reason why this film failed is that the viewer is asked to ignore it. In other words, this is a film that makes no attempt to understand why wars occur, and that is part of the problem. As much as it's an interesting concept, it is a non-insightful film. The only bright spots in this film are two excellent songs. The other areas of this film are excellent as well, but the problem is that it just doesn't try to make the viewer think and has no understanding of what war is. If you are interested in this film, I'd recommend watching the short documentary, "Stalingrad". It's an excellent and detailed documentary on the Stalingrad battle, and you'll be very happy with what you see. Also, if you are interested in what war is really like, I'd suggest watching "The Battle of Stalingrad" and "The Battle of Britain" - both documentaries about the battle of Britain. All in all, it's a good film, but not one that can be taken too seriously.

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I really liked this documentary, it is a must watch for any non religious, humanist or atheist. The information was great, the pictures very interesting, and I was glad to see the interviews with each person, as well as the spread of the virus, all of which is interesting. Also, it was great to see a documentary about a small town, which has been swept off its feet, which is still going strong, and where the virus was created, and has spread to a huge population. A great documentary, you'll enjoy it, but be warned that it is not a scientific documentary.

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Eugene Knight

The title of this documentary is very misleading, and I don't think it's meant to be taken seriously. If you are a Christian, this is a must-see. If you are not a Christian, then this film is definitely for you. I have a feeling that this documentary will be one of the most controversial and controversial documentaries that you will ever see. It's not an easy film to watch, but you have to watch it. It's about faith, and about the issue of faith. And it is very difficult to watch. There is no easy way to understand it. But if you watch it, you will understand what I mean. This is a must-see documentary for everyone. It's definitely a must-see documentary.

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Susan M.

This documentary does an excellent job of showing the world of the bible, or rather the different versions of it. It is a little funny in a few spots, but overall it is a very informative documentary. For example, it shows the major changes that occurred from the bible in the last few centuries. The film even has a section that does a good job at showing the differences between the stories of Daniel and Esau. As I said, the film is extremely interesting, and is worth watching. If you are going to see this documentary, go in knowing that there are differences, so that you can actually see the similarities. Also, do not be too disappointed if you do not like some of the movie, as they were the movie is intended to be funny. One of the funniest parts was the part where the priest went into the temple of Jerusalem to pray, but he did not have the balls to do so. In the end, the priest gets the audience to laugh at the same way that the priests of the bible did.

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Jacob Boyd

If you are a Christian, you will find this movie very interesting and enlightening. However, if you are not a Christian, it is just a thought provoking documentary. I'm not sure that I really believe that God is so much a part of human life, but I'm sure that he is. It is just like any other aspect of our lives. I believe that God created us to love Him. I don't think that He is trying to tell us to love Him in a selfish manner. I think that he loves us so much that He wants to show us His love. I believe that this film was so informative and thought provoking that I felt compelled to write a review of it. I really enjoyed it, and I think that everyone should give it a chance.

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Alan C.

This movie is about the history of the lighthouse. It is a great documentary about the history of a place that will always be part of our lives. There is nothing sensational about this film. It is a story about a place that is often forgotten in a world of television. The acting is great, and the photography and sound is good as well. But the real standout is the dialogue, it is honest and in-depth. I had a few questions, and this film provides a great answer. It was especially a nice thing when the presenter thanked the host who introduced the film, and the presenter thanked the presenter who introduced him. What does it take to get a documentary produced like this? Well, I think the filmmaker was able to put together a great film with a very few resources. The location, the crew, and the actors were all of the highest quality.

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Steven C.

I thought it was well done. I felt it was a good documentary that doesn't sensationalize the subject matter. The only criticism I have is that the camera moves and pans a lot in the movie, which can be distracting at times. I also didn't feel it was very accurate, but I am not a lawyer or a physician. The camera works great for me.

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Jacqueline Richardson

It is a documentary of the San Francisco Marathon that took place in April 2002. It started out showing some background on the Marathon and some of the runners. Then it went into a discussion about race design. This conversation was really interesting, and it touched on a lot of different things that I really liked. One of the things I really liked was that it brought up some of the problems that can be encountered during a marathon. One of the runners stated that after a marathon, you just want to go home and enjoy some time away from the world. Another runner mentioned that people might think that a marathon is some kind of over-the-top physical training, but it really isn't. It is just a run of the mill exercise for an individual. If you have a chance to see this documentary, do so! It is definitely worth the time. I would recommend that you see it if you want to see the history of the Marathon, but also if you want to see how an individual would deal with a marathon. Overall, a good documentary that does have a lot of information that you could take away from. It is really worth seeing. And, if you happen to see this documentary, please do so! I am really excited about it! If you get a chance to see it, do so!

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Harry G.

The first time I watched this film was in a children's movie theater, and I was really impressed with how well the film portrayed the story of the LDS Church. The film was completely unbiased, and it was a great way to get my perspective on this religion. I found this film to be extremely accurate in its portrayal of the LDS Church, and I felt that it was very insightful and helpful in understanding how much the LDS Church is misunderstood. I highly recommend this film to anyone who is looking for a good look at the LDS Church.

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Katherine Wong

To be honest, I don't really care about this movie. I don't know the people involved in it, but I thought it was interesting enough to watch. It is interesting to see how a young man, with very little money, manages to make a film, on his own, and that is pretty amazing. I would say that this movie is very inspirational. I don't know how he got the funding, but I know that this is very rare. He has done a lot of research on his own and has had some very talented people helping him with his production. I would say that it is worth watching, but I am not really sure about the message that this movie is trying to convey. If you are a Christian, or a Christian who is thinking of going to church, then I would recommend this movie. It is a great movie, but it is not going to change your life, and I don't know how he got the funding to make this film.

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Doris C.

This documentary is by far the most thought provoking and intelligent documentary I have ever seen. The music is excellent, the documentary is beautiful, the subject matter is profound and the viewer gets to learn something about a topic that is often covered in depth in the media. This documentary will definitely get people talking, especially if they are a Christian. I think that most people that are Christians will enjoy this documentary, especially if they are open to an in-depth look into the issues of the Gospel. The documentary does a wonderful job of explaining the various events that happened during the time of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, and the fact that He was a Jewish, rather than a Roman, man. I think that this documentary will have a lasting impact on the Christian community. My vote for this documentary is 9 out of 10. It is a must see for all Christian's.

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Betty O.

This is a great documentary on the whole "visionary" topic. While there are plenty of interviews with people who know a lot about the subject, this is the film that shows the real visionaries, the ones who had the vision, and made it happen. We learn a lot about the "founders", what they were doing in their life and what they wanted. We also see their accomplishments and their family, and what they were doing at the time. They had some truly amazing things happen to them, and how they "touched" their lives, like getting a place in a small town, and making a movie with some great actors, and people who loved the movies. This is a documentary that is very informative, and not boring. There are no boring parts, and you are left with a good feeling, after watching it. It's not a great documentary, but it is a great documentary.

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I am an atheist and this movie made me realize that I am not alone. This movie should have been nominated for an Oscar for best documentary, as it really does the job. I feel so happy for the people who are in the movie and for the people who are in the movie. The people who do not believe are shown with love and compassion and it is such a relief to know that there are people who believe in God and it makes me feel that the world is a better place because of the people who do not believe. I would like to say a few words about the director and the director's crew. I feel that they have been in touch with the people in the theater and they have given them the information that they need. I know that the director's crew has a lot of time and energy and they have been trying to make this movie the best that it can be. I have never seen a documentary like this and I am glad that I was able to see this movie and be a part of it. I would like to thank all of the people who were in the movie and the people who were in the movie. Thank you for the gift of faith.

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Patricia Fuller

A team of explorers leave behind their doubts about the existence of UFOs. They search for ancient messages in ancient artifacts that are located in a vast desert area in Northern Mexico. They are aided by a curious "giant" who warns them about the dangerous place they are in. While exploring the area, they encounter bizarre beasts and discover strange things. The whole movie is almost full of pointless imagery and music. The messages the filmmakers claim to be trying to transmit are so clumsy that I just didn't care what was going on. The real message the film makes about the "giant" and the messages the explorers get is that there is an invisible wall between the human race and the giant. A giant wall that separates us from the giant.

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Stephen Fowler

It's a pleasure to see a film that is able to capture both the music and the 'twisted love' that permeates the story of a 15-year-old boy's relationship with a girl who was a member of his church. The boy (Robert Goulet, who plays the role with passion and soul) was born into a Christian family and began to question his beliefs when he was 12, but that questioning soon took on a life of its own. The film is narrated by the boy's mother (Ruth Negga) and her son's pastor (John Hawkes). It is all rather interesting to see this young man going from religious fanatic to the head of the church. I do have a few criticisms. The problem is that I'm not sure that the story is told through a series of musical montages and choppy edits. The director prefers to stay true to the style of his source material. This leads to a great deal of boring, strangely stilted editing that I thought would have been much more effective. The story seems to be a bit truncated. I understand that this film is intended to be a small personal essay on a young man's relationship with his mother, but I was also hoping that the film would go through more of the process. I'm not sure that I've seen this done before. But I would recommend this film to anyone looking for a good story and some touching moments. * out of *

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I can't believe it took me this long to watch this. I love the Catholic Church. I have heard about this film and was eager to see it. It was amazing. I just finished watching it. This is an important film to me. The documentary was fascinating and eye opening. I am a Catholic and this was very eye opening. This documentary is not a simple factual film. It is a look into the mind of the "great" man, Pope Francis. He was very spiritual and asked questions that are difficult to answer. This is an excellent film to see. I would recommend this to everyone. If you don't believe in God or the Church, you should see this film. I have seen it twice and it is worth the time.

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Mark D.

The story of Jesus Christ, in its various forms, has been told in various ways. The gospel is perhaps the oldest and most famous of these. But some of the other forms have been more entertaining. In the New Testament, the message is simple: Jesus is Lord, and people of all backgrounds, both Jewish and Gentile, will be rewarded. This is the gospel that shaped the lives of millions of people. It is also the gospel that is still told today. Some people take this to mean that Jesus is the only way to salvation, and therefore it is the only way. But the gospel of Jesus is about life and death. It is about how the human spirit can be repressed, how the body can be corrupted, and how the soul can be resurrected. This film is a visual look at this part of the story. It shows the various forms in which Jesus lived and died. It also shows the many ways he was crucified, and the various ways he was raised. There are many interviews with the people who knew Jesus, and the places where he lived. This is a very fascinating look at the life and death of the man who is considered the Messiah of the world. It is an interesting film, and I highly recommend it.