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Fawad Mohammadi as Rafi. Audible Download Audio Books. A lovestruck, lounge-singing darts champion finds his prayers are answered — literally — when he mysteriously receives a box of love-inducing darts. On the brink of demise, a self-destructive man who has sadly reached the lowest point in his life, receives an unexpected call from his estranged sister to look after her young daughter for the night. These two kids both want more out of their lives—much like American boys would dream of playing professional baseball or football. The New York Times. One of our recent projects, Being We the People, paired high school students in Kabul with students in Philadelphia to create photo essays and videos together.

Jawanmard Paiz as Ahmad. On the brink of demise, a self-destructive man who has sadly reached the lowest point in his life, receives an unexpected call from his estranged sister to look after her young daughter for the night. Afghan Film Project [1] Development Pictures. Based on a Reuters report. Share this Rating Title: Set against the dramatic landscape of contemporary Afghanistan and the National sport of Buzkashi – a brutal game of horse polo played with a dead goat – Buzkashi Boys tells the coming of

These two kids both want more out of their lives—much like American boys would dream of playing professional baseball or football.

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Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. The film introduced more than suort dozen young Afghan filmmakers to new skills and techniques by pairing them with international film professionals in mentor-trainee relationships. We are pleased to announce that Buzkashi Boys is streaming for free, thanks to the good people at Vice.

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nuzkashi God of Love Drama about Friendship in Live-Action. Buzkashi Boys Film poster. Weekend Box Office Results: Edit Did You Know? Buzkazhi is an orphan and wanders the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan.

We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. Set against the dramatic landscape of contemporary Afghanistan and the National sport of Buzkashi – a brutal game of horse polo played with a dead goat – Buzkashi Boys tells the coming of Buzkashi Boys 29 Fim. He’ll then discover the inevitable verdict of life.

Ahmad is an orphan who supports himself peddling whatever he can on the streets, while Rafi is the son of a blacksmith who is already feeling the pressure to follow in his father’s footsteps. Already have an account?

Great cinema has the ability to transcend cultural boundaries in order to convey universal themes. Boy Boys presented a new challenge at every turn, from rocket attacks near our shooting location to cultural differences and near disaster on the Buzkashi field.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. We wanted to tell a story about two kids who have larger than life dreams, and show that even here, in a country wracked by war, the hope of a better life connects us all.

Afghan Candidates Talk Of Harassment. After all, this was something new—an international crew making a world-class drama on location in Afghanistan, while training Afghan filmmakers.

Set on the harsh and stunning backdrop of Kabul city, Buzkashi Boys is a tale of two boys growing to adulthood in one of the most war torn countries on earth.

But, as I said, when the film ended I was left a bit sjort. Full List of Academy Awards Winners. Use the HTML below.

Dilm on a Reuters report. More Top Movies Trailers. Rafi, whose family has long worked in blacksmith trade, bridles under his father’s insistence that he follow in his footsteps.

Where this story goes ends up being very tragic and touching, but also vaguely unsatisfying simply because the other nominees are so strong. Filmed entirely on location in Kabul, Afghanistan, Buzkashi Boys tells the coming of age story of two best friends — a street urchin and a blacksmith’s son — who dream of a better life. Drama Sam French buzkahsi minutes. Both boys have dreams of growing up to become Buzkashi players–an odd game played on horseback where players bbuzkashi horses try to drag a goat carcass to a circle while the other players try to stop him.

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I just got back from seeing the five Oscar-nominated live action shorts and was pleasantly surprised. One of the boys in the film is a street kid like Mohammadi, the other the son of a ubzkashi forced to spend long hours in his father’s dark workshop sharpening ax heads. Wali Talash as Rafi’s Father.

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As the boys clamber around ruins and piles of destruction a derelict bus graveyard is especially effectivethe message is clear without ever being overt. Full Cast and Crew. Despite revolving around the foreign sport of Buzkashi essentially polo with a dead goat carcass serving as a proxy for the ballthe film is also surprisingly relatable. There are no featured reviews for Buzkashi Boys at this time.

Its producers launched the Internet campaign to bring the film’s year-old stars to attend the awards ceremony because they said they lacked a travel budget. Before I Disappear Edit Details Official Sites: University of King’s College. Mohammadi could hardly contain his enthusiasm after landing in Los Angeles on February On Chicken Street lots of people recognize me, and also lots of people take pictures with me and they encourage me a lot.