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1st anniversary of Afghan crisis

1st anniversary of Afghan crisis

Night after night (daytime in Afghanistan) I used real-time on-the-ground intelligence information provided by vets and other organizations also working to evacuate people, to try and help guide families around the violent Taliban checkpoints, through the crushing crowds to the 20’ high walls of cement and barbed wire.

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Reunion – New Immigrant and Refugee Visions Filmmakers and Team

Reunion – New Immigrant and Refugee Visions Filmmakers and Team

The filmmakers that participated in the New Immigrant and Refugee Visions project got together in person on July 30 for the first time since the beginning of COVID. They were joined by volunteers and CSFilm staff alumni who made the 15-week training and 1 year filmmaking project possible.

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CSFilm focus of Art Ranger Podcast

CSFilm focus of Art Ranger Podcast

The Art Ranger, aka artist Melissa Smedley, produced a podcast on the work and sounds of CSFilm. It includes an interview with CSFilm director, Michael Sheridan, and a sound collage from the films of CSFilm filmmakers and trainees.

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Hopeless and in tears

Hopeless and in tears

Hopelessly and in tears, I spend the entire day in a corner of the house hoping that God may hear my voice and help me out of Afghanistan so that I can get back to school.

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Watch Afghan Voices in Terrible Times: Screening and Discussion with Afghans in Exile

Watch Afghan Voices in Terrible Times: Screening and Discussion with Afghans in Exile

Afghan filmmakers and writers in exile spoke to their and their country’s trauma since the fall of the country to the Taliban. They shared their recent experiences and the films they made during Community Supported Film’s training and mentoring project: The Fruit of Our Labor – Afghan Perspectives in Film. Afghan filmmakers and writers in exile spoke to their and their country’s trauma since the fall of the country to the Taliban. They shared their recent experiences and the films they made during Community Supported Film’s training and mentoring project: The Fruit of Our Labor – Afghan Perspectives in Film. Michael Sheridan, CSFilm’s Director, spoke about the ongoing work of CSFilm to help evacuate and resettle Afghans and what the community can do to help.

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