Filmed throughout 2008 and 2009, the film tells the hope-filled story of the grassroots effort to create Skateistan, a Kabul-based NGO that puts skateboards in the hands of Afghan boys and girls. Two Australian skateboarders founded Afghanistan’s first skateboarding school and built a skate park in 2009 on land donated by the Afghan National Olympic Committee.
Below is a separate short about Skateistan that premiered at Sundance…
…and an interview with the director.
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