october, 2019

03oct2:45 pmLearning to Skateboard in a War-zone (if you're a girl)2:45 pm Federated ChurchCategory:Short Film

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Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you’re a girl)

Ohio Premiere

Directed by Carol Dysinger

United States, Afghanistan, 40 minutes

In war torn Afghanistan, girls are learning to read, write… and skateboard. That’s right. In a society where girls are often denied education, courageous mentors recruit poor kids and teach them academic and life skills in hope of a brighter future. Using skateboarding as a teaching tool, the young recruits earnestly build their courage and strength and find a little joy along the way. Contains subtitles.

Rotary Club of the Chagrin Valley Service Above Self Award Nominee

Sponsored by Automated Packaging Systems

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