October 18, 2007

no ordinary trip

Posted in Afghanistan, travel at 8:32 am by matapn

visiting afghanistan

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October 10, 2007

View From a Grain of Sand

Posted in Afghanistan, Movies at 9:54 pm by matapn

View From a Grain of Sand is a journey through the last 30 years of Afghanistan’s history as lived by three Afghan women. Shot over the last three years in Pakistan and Afghanistan, a doctor, teacher and social activist tell how their lives were violently affected by wars of international making and three different regimes in Afghanistan. Yet through all their loss, and the destruction of their homes and country, these women have endured. With courage, conviction and hope they continue to work on improving the lives of the people around them, against all odds, in this brutalized and divided nation.

film’s official website

a trailer

October 8, 2007

What We Saw Upon Awakening

Posted in Afghanistan, Movies at 4:31 pm by matapn

First New York exhibition by Afghan artist Lida Abdul at Location One.

October 5, 2007

the kite runner – movie

Posted in events, Movies at 11:55 pm by matapn

movie is being released on December 14th 2007.

October 2, 2007

child safety center

Posted in children, self-help at 9:33 am by matapn

online tools on children safety from national crime prevention center.

Identity Theft: What to Do if It Happens to You

Posted in financial, self-help at 9:30 am by matapn

A victim’s guide