Angelina Jolie's Breadwinner spotlights Afghan girls' plight

Angelina Jolie's Breadwinner spotlights Afghan girls' plight
 

First, Angelina Jolie directed a film about the effect of war on a young girl in Cambodia, First They Killed my Father. Now, she has produced a film set in Afghanistan, saying at the premiere: "There are few countries in the world where it's harder to be a young girl."
The Breadwinner, made by Irish film-maker Nora Twomey, is an animation written, produced and directed by women, and adapted from the Canadian bestseller by author Deborah Ellis.
It features the voice of teenage Canadian actor Saara Chaudry as Parvana, an 11-year-old growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 24
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