Afghan movie on skateboarding wins Oscar

An Afghan movie, “Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl),” has won the Oscar for best documentary short subject at the 92nd annual Academy Awards

Feb 10, 2020
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An Afghan movie, “Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl),” has won the Oscar for best documentary short subject at the 92nd annual Academy Awards.

The movie was directed by Carol Dysinger, a US documentary filmmaker, and produced by Elena Andreicheva, a British documentary filmmaker based in London, Tolo news reported.

Carol Dysinger has been a feature film and documentary editor for the past 25 years. She made the feature-length documentary “Camp Victory, Afghanistan,” which is about the Afghan National Army and its partnering with US forces, which premiered at SXSW film festival in 2010.

Other nominees for best documentary short subject were “In the Absence”, “Life Overtakes Me", “St. Louis Superman” and “Walk Run Cha-Cha.”

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