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Afghan Coming-of-Age Film Is Oscar Contenderi
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February 21, 2013 12:14 PM
The Oscars will be presented Sunday night in Hollywood. One of the nominees for Live-action Short Film is Buzkashi Boys, a coming of age story set in Afghanistan. VOA's Mike O'Sullivan reports it shows a side of life in Afghanistan seldom seen outside the country.

Afghan Coming-of-Age Film Is Oscar Contender

Published February 21, 2013

The Oscars will be presented Sunday night in Hollywood. One of the nominees for Live-action Short Film is Buzkashi Boys, a coming of age story set in Afghanistan. VOA's Mike O'Sullivan reports it shows a side of life in Afghanistan seldom seen outside the country.


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