The Boxing Girls of Kabul: NFB Films at Agincourt Library
Agincourt Library is participating in the National Film board's program to screen NFB documentaries and short films in public libraries. A four-film sereis has started in September, with one long film and a short screened every month till the end of December. The Boxing Girls of Kabul is the second movie in the series and will be featured on the next NFB Film Club screening on October 22, 2012 at 6:15 pm.
The movie tells the story of a group of young Afghani women who are determined to become world class boxers with the absence of even the most basic facilities. The camera lets you follow the personal lives of these girls for a whole year, so you can gain an inside look at the daily struggles as they try to change deep rooted social values while maintaining their loyality to their country and society. For more information, please call Agincourt Library at 416-396-8943.