ABOUT US  |  CONTACT US  |  RSS  |  ARCHIVE  |  2020-04-01  |  UPDATED: 1399/01/13 - 22:22:0 FA | AR | EN
PA man upset over coronavirus shots girlfriend, kills himself: Police            Afghan Govt, Taliban Set to Swap First Batch of Prisoners             Coronavirus: Spain’s death toll tops 9,000, UN warns pandemic is ’world’s worst crisis’ since WW2            Two COVID-19 infected children, aged 12 and 13, die in Belgium and UK             Journalists skipping Trump ‘increasingly less newsworthy’ briefings over covid-19 fears            Trump urges Florida to allow cruise ships with COVID-19 outbreak to dock            US, South Korea seek to seal military deal after furloughs            Amnesty International says US air strikes killed civilians in Somalia            Saudi-led forces airdropping virus-infected masks in Yemen: Minister             Latest updates: COVID-19 kills 42,000 globally in worst crisis since WWII            8 Civilians Killed in Helmand Roadside Mine Blast            Will The UAE Survive The Coronavirus Pandemic Crisis?            Venezuela rejects US-proposed transition in exchange for sanctions relief            US lawmakers press Trump to lift Iran sanctions amid ‘borderless’ pandemic             US death toll surges amid rush to build field hospitals            

DATE PUBLISHED: 1398/11/14 - 14:31:0
VISIT: 308
SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS

Afghan Girls Skateboarding Film Wins Bafta Award

The short film "Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)" won the British Short Film award at this year’s Bafta Film Awards on Sunday at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

In her acceptance speech, Carol Dysinger gave thanks to Skateistan, a nonprofit organization founded in Kabul in 2007 by Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich.

Skateistan provides outreach to Afghan kids from impoverished neighborhoods, and with disabilities. From Kabul, the organization has expanded into several other countries.

According to Skateistan’s website, the program has reached "over 1,500 children and youth each week in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa, with more than 40% girls taking part in programs."

Carol Dysinger has been a feature film and documentary editor for the past 25 years. She made the feature-length documentary "Camp Victory, Afghanistan," which is about the Afghan National Army and its partnering with US forces, which premiered at SXSW film festival in 2010.

The film has also been nominated for an Oscar.

 

 

LINK: https://www.ansarpress.com/english/13582


TAGS:






*
*

*



SEE ALSO

Afghan-French Director’s Film Wins Award at Berlin Film Festival


Movie on Skateboarding in Afghanistan Wins Oscar


Movie Legend Jackie Chan Promises to Pay $140,000 for Coronavirus Vaccine


’Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness’ well-received by international film critics


Stolen ’Divan of Hafez’ heading to Germany after discovery in UK


Afghan Director Begins Filming New Movie In Iran


Afghan Treasures Displayed At China Exhibition


Sahraa Karimi To Lead Afghan Film As First Female Chairperson


Afghanistanian complete rare silk Quran


’poorly preserved’ mummy may offer cues into ancient Egypt





VIEWED
MOST DISCUSSED



POLL

Modi, Merkel Discuss Afghanistan, Radicalisation And Terrorism

SEE RESULT


LAST NEWS

Guam to quarantine US forces in hotel rooms amid covid-19 spread

PA man upset over coronavirus shots girlfriend, kills himself: Police

Afghan Govt, Taliban Set to Swap First Batch of Prisoners

Coronavirus: Spain’s death toll tops 9,000, UN warns pandemic is ’world’s worst crisis’ since WW2

Two COVID-19 infected children, aged 12 and 13, die in Belgium and UK

Journalists skipping Trump ‘increasingly less newsworthy’ briefings over covid-19 fears

Trump urges Florida to allow cruise ships with COVID-19 outbreak to dock

US, South Korea seek to seal military deal after furloughs

Amnesty International says US air strikes killed civilians in Somalia

Saudi-led forces airdropping virus-infected masks in Yemen: Minister

Latest updates: COVID-19 kills 42,000 globally in worst crisis since WWII

8 Civilians Killed in Helmand Roadside Mine Blast

Will The UAE Survive The Coronavirus Pandemic Crisis?

Venezuela rejects US-proposed transition in exchange for sanctions relief

US lawmakers press Trump to lift Iran sanctions amid ‘borderless’ pandemic

US death toll surges amid rush to build field hospitals

Italy’s new coronavirus cases expected to start declining soon

UEFA to discuss fate of leagues in upcoming meeting

US sailors will die unless virus-hit aircraft carrier evacuated: Captain

US border wall construction continues despite covid-19

Syrian air defenses intercept Israeli missiles over Homs: SANA

Trump warns Americans of a tough two weeks in coronavirus fight

196 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Afghanistan

Concerns raised about creeping authoritarianism amid coronavirus crisis

Twitter suspends Iran Leader’s accounts

Seoul regrets US move to furlough Koreans after military deal failure

Millions of stateless people could be denied healthcare in virus outbreak, activists warn

US coronavirus deaths reach 3,393, exceeding death toll in China

Details spill to media of US ‘framework’ for Venezuela

World Athletics Championships moving to 2022

Presidente Abdullah Abdullah endorses intra-Afghan dialogue negotiating team

Syria UN envoy calls for lifting of sanctions amid COVID-19 outbreak

US sanctions aim to destabilize Iran: Analyst

Blast near joint border halts Iran’s gas exports to Turkey

COVID-19 and Romania’s healthcare brain drain could be ’perfect storm’

Tropical Trump snubbed by Facebook, Instagram, attacked by Brazilian opposition

Red tape cripples America’s coronavirus response: US media

Huge forest fire kills 19 in China

Coronavirus: Spain announces new record with over 9,000 new infections and 849 deaths in 24 hours

Europe sends medical aid to Iran in first INSTEX transaction: Germany


MEDICAL NEWS


ANSAR PRESS ©  |  ABOUT US  |  CONTACT US  |  MOBILE VERSION  |  LINKS  |  DESIGN: Negah Network Co.
All right reserved. Use this website by mentioning the source (link) is allowed. ÝÑæԐÇå ÇیäÊÑäÊی äÚáÈäÏÇä