The Afghan Night at Alwan

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Date/Time: 19/06/2004 12:00 am

The Afghan Communicator and Alwan present
The Afghan Night
Saturday, June 19, 7pm
The evening will start with the screening of a documentary
followed by Q&A. Then BAZI Entertainment will spin the hottest
international beats, including Afghan, Iranian, Arabic, and Hindi.
A Vacation for Safawi
Carl Larsson, 2001, 48 mins.
in English, Swedish and Dari with English subtitles
A piece of modern history from the weeks when the Taliban regime was
being defeated. By the time, Safawi is about to have his first
vacation in two years, Mazar-e Sharif the second largest city in the
country, is liberated from the Taliban. Safawi has his mind made up.
He sees the opportunity to make fast money working as an interpreter
for foreign war correspondents. He is determined to build a house in
Kabul for his family as soon as the war is over.
The screening will be followed with a discussion with
Walied Osman, filmmaker of “Afghan Stories”
on filming in Afghanistan
moderated by
Rameen Moshref Javid, executive director, Afghan Communicator
followed by
MUSIC with
Bazi Entertainment. DJ Rubin
admission $10
Tea and refreshments will be served in the Afghan lounge, designed
like a traditional Afghan home.
16 Beaver 4th floor
in the Financial District btwn Broadway & Broad by the bull on B’way
subway: 4,5 Bowling Green N,R Whitehall
2,3 Wall Street J,M,Z Broad Street 1,9 South Ferry
see also: http://alwan.org/info
Serving the Afghan Community
Tel 718-445-6438 Fax 718-762-5575
contact@afghancommunicator.com http://www.afghancommunicator.com
Alwan, 16 Beaver Street, 4th floor New York, NY 10004
(646)473-0991 nyc@alwan.org http://alwan.org

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