The Land of the Enlightened

The Land of the Enlightened

We are not sure of the release date for The Land of the Enlightened. It was released at the box office on 2016-03-16 so we estimate it was released to DVD in June 2016.

The Land of the Enlightened on IMDb Documentary

Director: Pieter-Jan De Pue

Cast: Gholam Nasir, Khyrgyz Baj, Noor, and Zulfu

A group of Kuchi children are living in a minefield around Bagram airfield, Afghanistan. They dig out anti-personal mines in order to sell the explosives to child workers mining in a Lappis Lazulli mine. The trajectory of the blue precious stones goes towards Tajikistan and China, through an area controlled by child soldiers. When they are not waging their own mini-wars in the daily madness of life in Afghanistan, the children are fleeing away in their personal fantasies and dreams, while the American soldiers are planning their retreat...