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Afghan movie nominated for US Boston International Film Festival

Sediq Abedi’s directorial movie, “A Man’s Desire for a Fifth Wife” has been nominated for the US Boston International Film Festival (BIFF) which is due to be held from April 12 to April 21. Filmed mostly in northern Faryab and

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Afghan’s ‘Buzkashi boys’ to walk down red carpet at Oscars

By the Associated Press- Fawad Mohammadi has spent half his life peddling maps and dictionaries to foreigners on a street of trinket shops in Kabul. Now the 14-year-old Afghan boy with bright green eyes is getting ready for a trip

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Afghan film wins 2013 Sundance Screenwriting Award

Afghan film Wajma, directed and produced by Barmak Akram, won the 2013 Sundance Award for screenwriting in the World Cinema, Dramatic category. Wajma is the story of two lovers whose love contradicts the Afghan culture. A young man in Kabul

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Afghanistan better for theatre folk than Iran: Director

IANS-Eleven years after curbs on theater imposed by the Taliban were lifted, theater is making a comeback in Afghanistan. The Taliban had curbed all performing arts during its rule, between 1996-2001. These days, Afghanistan might be a better place for theater people than some other Islamic

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Afghan movie, Buzkashi Boys, may be nominated for Oscars

Buzkashi Boys is the story of two young men in Kabul city and their journey in playing the ancient Afghan traditional sport called Buzkashi. The movie is directed by an American director, Sam French, and written by Martin Desmond Roe

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