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Skiing in Scarves

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

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
Director'ss statement

The girls’ journey to Europe is the central part of the film, in which they will be confronted with the harsh reality and tough competition of the Western professional world of sports. Their dreams a

The girls’ journey to Europe is the central part of the film, in which they will be confronted with the harsh reality and tough competition of the Western professional world of sports. Their dreams are universal and easy to identify with, while their culture is much more complex and sometimes hard to understand from the European perspective.

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