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FIXER: THE TAKING OF AJMAL NAQSHBANDI

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FIXER: THE TAKING OF AJMAL NAQSHBANDI, focuses on the 2007 kidnapping and murder of a 24-year-old Afghan who was hired by foreign journalists to help gather news stories. Ajmal Naqshbandi and an Italian reporter were captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan, but while the journalist was spared, he was killed. Interweaving footage of Ajmal on assignment with an American journalist six months before his abduction, this 2009 Tribeca Film Festival winner shows how Ajmal's friends, family and fellow abductee try to make sense of his murder.

FIXER: THE TAKING OF AJMAL NAQSHBANDI, tells tragic story of this young man who was caught in the crossfire, premieres MONDAY, AUG. 17 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.