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Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl) (2019)

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Learning To Skateboard In A Warzone (If You're A Girl) is the story of young Afghan girls learning to read, write-and skateboard-in Kabul.

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Learning To Skateboard In A Warzone (If You're A Girl) is the story of young Afghan girls learning to read, write-and skateboard-in Kabul.

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Dari

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28 April 2019 (USA) See more »

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Научиться кататься на скейтборде в зоне боевых действий (если ты девчонка) See more »

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Kabul, Afghanistan

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True feminism
5 February 2020 | by dr_faristutaSee all my reviews

One of the best movies that I've ever seen. I encourage everyone to see it. Very briefly, women help other women survive and thrive through a very hostile environment. I liked how all these girls and women continue to have hope.


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