In TEXAS-KABUL, director Helga Reidemeister shows four committed women who do not tolerate war and do not want to remain silent about it.
A political road movie, a journey around the planet, a search for meaning in times of war and a journey into their own past. The director, disturbed by the announcement of wars after the tragedy of September 11 in New York, looks for allies to act prudently in the panic that has broken out.
She finds four women in four different countries around the world. Arundhati Roy from New Delhi, world-famous author of the novel "The God of Small Things," is considered the "voice of the Third World" and a militant opponent of globalization.
Stasa Zajovic from Belgrade, founder of the pacifist group "Women in Black," was active in the resistance against the Milosevic dictatorship. She was awarded the UN's "Millennium Peace Prize" in 2000.
Jamila Mujahed experienced 23 years of war in Kabul. She is the editor of "Malalai", the only women's magazine in Afghanistan. In 2004, she was awarded the Johann Philipp Palm Prize for Freedom of Expression and Press Freedom.
Sissy Farenthold, a Texas law professor, former legislator and candidate for governor, worked as a human rights observer for the UN. Now she is preparing a tribunal on the Iraq war.