enemies of happiness

Can an Afghan woman, armed with only a strong voice and a fierce loyalty to her homeland, overcome entrenched views and death threats to help bring democracy to Afghanistan? Enemies of Happiness is an award-winning documentary by Danish film maker Eva Mulvad about Malalai Joya, the young social worker-turned-Parliamentarian.

“Enthralling…Ms. Joya is a truly remarkable subject.” Read full review — Mike Hale, The New York Times

“A revelatory portrait of this extraordinary freedom fighter…” — Caroline Libresco, Sundance Film Festival

“A political documentary with a difference…” — Leslie Felperin, Variety

“A character so compelling you don’t want the camera to turn away.” — Brian Darr, GreenCine Daily

“Carries the magic uplift of classic Hollywood and the considerable bonus of authenticity.” — Rob Nelson, Village Voice

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