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Annals Of Human Culture: Buzkashi Boys

January 8, 2013

Buzkashi is the Afghan national sport. It’s like polo, except the riders play with a headless, disemboweled goat. Buzkashi Boys is a short film about the ambitions of young Afghan boys that is getting Oscar buzz. It looks like a fascinating journey into the desperation and savagery that poverty and illiteracy can breed.

To fix the world, first you have to fix people.

Buzkashi Boys Trailer from Sam French on Vimeo.

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