"Watching young girls with only one mobile phone in the house debate about who to cast that one vote for -- it was pretty powerful. It wasn't a presidential election, but it was the idea that these girls had a role to play..."
I suspect those who only watch the first few episodes will be teetering on the edge of boredom. Those who stay around longer, or just cherry-pick an episode to watch among the later ones will end up much more excited and satisfied.
I caught up with the film's director, Ian Olds for a lively conversation about Fixer, the state of politics in Afghanistan, historiography and how it feels to have been in two war zones in the past few years.