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Buzkashi Boys

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Short Film

New Perspective: Shorts Program Two

DIRECTOR: Sam French / RUN TIME: 28 minutes

COUNTRY: Afghanistan

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" is a narrative film about two best friends, a charismatic street urchin, and a defiant blacksmith's son, who strive to realize their dreams as they make their way to manhood in one of the most war-torn countries on Earth.