Fighting to Film

This is a story about Alison Maclean. She's a woman in a man's world. She is determined, ambitious, strong, and fearless. She is a film maker. Alison has put her life in danger countless times and overcame discrimination because of her gender to bring back stories to share with the world. Stories with meaning and purpose. Maclean went to the Middle East, and with the help of her translator, Deena Safi they made a film documenting the lives of female police officers in Afghanistan. It is a country riddled with war and often described as one of the most dangerous places for women. In Fighting to Film, you will hear about her experiences and hardships not only for being a woman but also being a woman in combat camera. She shares about almost being kidnapped and risking her life to save a fellow soldier.

Running Time
10 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Documentary, War
Luisa Alvarez, Meghan Meyer, Nicole Meyer, Nicole Chiu, Meghan Nicole Meyer
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Fighting to Film» (19)

Kathryn avatar

Husband really enjoyed this. Great movie night.

Douglas Nichols avatar
Douglas Nichols

I've lost count of the number of times I have seen this movie, but it is more than 20.

Karen Gardner avatar
Karen Gardner

Don't hesitate. You'll like it.

Jose Davidson avatar
Jose Davidson

Topping All Expectations!!!! Each character had their own little arc for them to develop in, this movie pulled it off with grace!

Sara avatar

I don't often see a modern film that I thoroughly enjoy, but this is one of the exceptions. From the start, you are immersed in the movie.

Judith F. avatar
Judith F.

Very early in this film, I formed an interpretation which I believe to be completely correct, and borne out by the plot and details. I thoroughly enjoyed the journey, and was surprised by many aspects of the film along the way.

Christina G. avatar
Christina G.

I was not disappointed! I enjoyed this movie and will recommend it.

Andrew B. avatar
Andrew B.

So good. The film was easy to follow.