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THE PASHTUN SOCIETY CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO THE

SCREENING OF:
In Pakistan’s tribal weapon-making
making village of Darra
Adam Khel,
hel, a young Pashtun boy Niaz Afridi
A defies
his father’s expectation that he will carry on the
family’s business and demands an education instead.

Produced by: Carolyn Johnson Films Pty Ltd, with


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assistance from the Australian Film Commission

Duration: 92 Minutes
Pashto dialogue with English
lish subtitles

“A commendable addition to the growing number of


films centred on children in post-9/11
post Islamic societies.
Dusty locale is a home to Pashtuns, an ethnic Afghan
group that enjoyed positive Western press while
ousting Soviet occupiers from Afghanistan,
A before
being reviled as the largest contingent inside the
Taliban. A promisinging debut by Aussie Benjamin
Gilmour”
By Richard Kuipers (Variety, 2007), reviewed at Pusan Intl. Film Festival (World Cinema)

DATE: 19TH February 2010


TIME: 17.15 until 20.00
VENUE: The University of Westminster,
Old Cinema, 309 Regents St. London, W1B 2UW
DONATION: Min £5 for non-students
students and min £3 for students
with valid student ID. Tickets available at the door

We are also proud to host speaker at this event, Mr. Habib


Bazwan, an ethnic Pashtun who works for the Ministry of
Defence, in cultural training of troops for Afghanistan as
well as being opposed to the war.

For further information email


pashtun.society@googlemail.com
Tel: 07988 323 600
www.pashtunsociety.co.nr