Reel Shorts 2013

  • 28 minutes
  • Afghanistan/USA
  • 2012
  • Dari (English subtitles)
Buzkashi Boys

Revered as Afghanistan’s national sport, Buzkashi is a brutal game of horse polo involving a headless goat. Becoming a skilled player of the game is a dream shared by a blacksmith’s son and a street urchin, best friends who struggle to escape their lives in Kabul. Nominated for an Oscar in 2013 for Best Live Action Short.

Co-Writer/Director

  • Sam French