Laura Paul is a photographer and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She holds a M.A. from UCLA in Cinema and Media Studies where she studied experimental film. She is the founder of the publishing collective Fluxus Los Angeles Projects.
With the U.S. occupation in Afghanistan entering its second decade, and the effects of war extending far past the front line, documentary cinema has done little to help us understand the nature of the occupation at large. This makes Far From Afghanistan valuable in its content as well as its approach.