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The Boxing Girls of Kabul

Ariel Nasr
2011 | 52 min
In this feature documentary, a remarkable group of young Afghan women dream of representing their country as boxers at the 2012 Olympics, embarking on a journey of both personal and political transformation.

Awards and distinctions

  • Best Short Documentary
    Canadian Screen Awards, Toronto
    2013
  • Honourable Mention for the NFB Colin Low Award
    Doxa - Documentary Film and Video Festival, Vancouver
    2012
  • Inspirit Foundation Pluralism Prize- with a $10,000 cash prize
    Hot Docs, Toronto
    2012
  • Best Documentary
    VIEWFINDERS International Film Festival forYouth, Halifax
    2012