Online Screening of The Fruit of Our Labor – May 17th on Culture Unplugged

May 16, 2013

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Did you know that Culture Unplugged hosts film festivals online free for all to see? Watch The Fruit of Our Labor: Afghan Perspectives in Film on Friday, May 17th at 11:30PM EST on Culture Unplugged.

In an effort to transcend isolation and ignorance, Culture Unplugged focuses on producing and promoting films that are socially sensitive and culturally conscious. Their mission is to nurture and spread enlightening films, fostering a strong sense of community on a local and global scale.

The Fruit of Our Labor

The Fruit of Our Labor is a collection of 10 short documentary films made by 10 Afghans during a training conducted by Community Supported Film in the fall of 2010. These character-driven shorts highlight the complex daily realities of contemporary Afghanistan, while also showing the agency and capacity of Afghans to solve their own problems. The films bring a much-needed local perspective to the debate about the immediate and long-term future of Afghanistan.

 

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  1. Mary Jacobs

    Amazing films. World needs to see these and really understand humanity better. Thank you Culture Unplugged for changing the world, one event at a time.

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