The HBO Original documentary film ESCAPE FROM KABUL, directed by Jamie Roberts (HBO’s “Four Hours at the Capitol”) and executive produced by Dan Reed (HBO’s “Leaving Neverland” and “Four Hours at the Capitol”), debuts WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (9:00-10:25 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.
ESCAPE FROM KABUL unfolds over 18 monumental days in August 2021, from the U.S. withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan through the subsequent evacuation of tens of thousands of Afghan citizens from Kabul airport after the Taliban seized the city. This deeply immersive and emotional documentary combines never-before-seen archival footage from those on the ground at the airport, with exclusive interviews with people who were there throughout the period, including Afghan citizens attempting to flee, U.S. Marines tasked with managing the evacuation, and Taliban commanders and fighters who had recently taken the city.
HBO Documentary Films Presents ESCAPE FROM KABUL, in association with the BBC, in collaboration with ARTE France, an AMOS Pictures Production. Directed by Jamie Roberts; producer, Jamie Roberts; executive producer, Dan Reed. For HBO: coordinating producer, Anna Klein; executive producers, Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller.
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