The return of the Taliban

Afghanistan 2021: The Return of the Taliban

30 min / German / 2021


Written, directed, shot & edited by: Dennis & Patrick Weinert


Produced by: NZZ FORMAT


Publisher: NZZ.CH / SRF1 / 3sat


International Distribution: Autentic Distribution

The full German version of this documentary is available for streaming on NZZ.CH (registration required).


In the weeks leading up to the Taliban takeover, the imminent collapse of the Afghan government was becoming more and more evident. What did this mean for Afghanistan’s citizens? We followed Afghans during the last days before the Taliban regained power. They tell us about their dreams, fears and hopes and show us how they experience these last days.