A Dream for Kabul

March 10, 2010

A Dream for Kabul
Thursday, March 11 – Theatre

Musical performance and tour of Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures at 5 p.m.
Film and discussion with the director at 7 p.m.
FREE tickets available at the Museum’s Box Office

The Canadian Museum of Civilization, in partnership with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), invites you to free screening of a A Dream for Kabul (81 min.), presented on March 11. The movie follows Haruhiro Shiratori, a Japanese father who lost his only son in the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center. He tries to end the cycle of violence by travelling to Afghanistan to get to know its people, and devotes himself to building a cultural centre for the children of Kabul. The film, co-produced by Informaction and the NFB, is in Japanese, Dari and English, with English and French subtitles.

Following the screening, director Philippe Baylaucq will discuss cross-cultural influences on architecture and cultural reconstruction in Afghanistan.

For additional information on the film, visit nfb.ca/Afghanistan.

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