Monthly Archives: February 2013

Cast and Crew of Buzkashi Boys arrive in LA

Director Sam French (R), producer Ariel Nasr (2nd L) and 14-year-old Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (2nd R) and Jawanmard Paiz of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, talk after arriving in LA for the Academy Awards. Credit: REUTERS/Patrick … Continue reading

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Fawad and Jawanmard are on their way!

Fawad Mohammadi and Jawanmard Paiz boarded a plane yesterday at Kabul International Airport to fly to Los Angeles to attend the Academy Awards presentation on 24 February.  Be sure to tune in and cheer for the boys.  And Sam French, … Continue reading

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On Buzkashi… and Journalists.

First of all, another plug for “Buzkashi Boys” in its quest for an Oscar in a week or so. UK’s “The Guardian” has a very good recent write up about the movie here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/15/buzkashi-boys-oscar-afghan-dreamers Unfortunately, like most journalists, and newspapers, they … Continue reading

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