Live Skype Exchange and Screening with Filmmakers in Afghanistan
Filmmaker and educator Michael Sheridan presented a screening of selected documentary shorts by a group of filmmakers he has been working with in Afghanistan. The participating Afghan filmmakers Skyped in for a live question and answer session after the screening.
Michael Sheridan is the director of Community Supported Film (CSFilm) which strengthens the documentary storytelling capacity in countries where the dissemination of objective and accurate information is essential to stabilization and development. CSFilm trains local men and women in video-journalism and documentary filmmaking so that they can tell stories rooted in their reality to better influence local and international views on sustainable paths to a more peaceful and equitable world.
Conflict Kitchen’s Bolani Pazi will be served spinach, potato and leek, red lentil, and pumpkin bolani, as well as green and black tea. One of the featured Afghan videos looked at the process of making bolani in commercial restaurants and by street vendors in Kabul.
For more information on CSFilm please visit: http://sheridanworks.com/blog
Saturday, January 29
Shadow Lounge and The Waffle Shop 124.South Highland Ave.
Free and open to the public