Afganistanke na smučeh

Skiing in Scarves

  • Documentary Film
  • s.d.
  • Slovenia, Finland, Austria

In the mountains of Central Afghanistan, a group of Afghani teenage girls is challenging cultural stereotypes – by learning to ski and developing this sport to a professional level through extensive training in Europe. Their journey to Europe represents the central part of the film, as the girls are confronted with the harsh reality and tough competition of the Western professional world of sports

In the mountains of Central Afghanistan, a group of Afghani teenage girls is challenging cultural stereotypes – by learning to ski and developing this sport to a professional level through extensive training in Europe. Their journey to Europe represents the central part of the film, as the girls are confronted with the harsh reality and tough competition of the Western professional world of sports. The film will explore the girls’ emotional and cultural world during their encounter with the European culture and people. This will result in a new perspective and understanding of the Afghani people, including the ones already living in Europe.

Director Haidy Kancler

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Alternative title
Skiing in Scarves (english)
Production countries
Slovenia, Finland, Austria
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