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.


    Daniel Etter
    Marcel Mettelsiefen, Stephen Sawalich


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    Victoria Zanotto for Journeyman Pictures
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    Victoria Zanotto for Journeyman Pictures

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