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Shooting a Film in Afghanistan Takes Courage, Creativity, and a Dead Goat
The fascinating tale of how an American directed the Oscar short-listed film
, about two boys trying to play a unique sport.
There Are Cool Young Girls Skateboarding in Afghanistan
The cool kids are in Kabul.
Bombing in Afghanistan
Sometimes the sound of silence is strangling. Sometimes the stares of an unmoved audience are so disconcerting you lose your place, your words, […]
Putting the Laffs in Laffghanistan
To say Afghanistan has had a rough go of it since the late 1970’s, is to guarantee an F on your Intro to International Relations term paper. […]
The Minstry Sends Up The Afghani Government
The New York Times has a fascinating article about Afghanistan’s The Ministry, the mockumentary-style sitcom about the deep corruption of the […]
Afghanistan Getting Its Own Version of The Office
What appears to be an unofficial version of The Office is coming to ToloTV in Afghanistan, or at least a show deeply influenced by it. Called […]
Afghanistan Gets Its Own Version of
It doesn’t look very funny.
U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan Remake Lady Gaga’s ‘Telephone’ Video