Where the Light Shines

    • Daniel Etter
    • Afghanistan
    • 82 min
    • International Premiere
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    From their amateur efforts at home in the Bamyan peaks, Sajjad and Alishah have the chance to ski for Afghanistan in the Winter Olympics. As local kids strap wood to their feet and imitate their heroes, the men face up to the difficulty of creating opportunities in a country that for generations has only seen war. Filmed over four years, this beautiful film paints an uplifting and refreshing portrait of Afghanistan as you haven't seen it before.

    Credits

    Director
    Daniel Etter
    Production
    Marcel Mettelsiefen, Stephen Sawalich

    Contact

    World Sales
    Victoria Zanotto for Journeyman Pictures
    Festival Handling
    Victoria Zanotto for Journeyman Pictures

    More information

    Available versions
    52
    Spoken languages
    Farsi

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