Beneath The Borqa in Afghanistan

Beneath the Borqa in Afghanistan
A short film by Iara Lee
Edited by Josh Cramer

Embracing the Afghan women’s cause as a primary commitment, this short film not only spotlights the despair on both sides of the Afghan-Pakistan border, but also captures the hope and dignity that still define Afghan men, women and children. Featuring candid interviews with Afghan refugees, we hope to raise awareness and promote action.

Below you can watch the film in its entirety.


The film is also available on Vimeo.

If you would like to request a hi-resolution DVD copy of “BENEATH THE BORQA in Afghanistan” that is suitable for public screenings, contact us at info@culturesofresistancefilms.com


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