"Postcards from Tora Bora" Film Screening and Q&A with Director, Wazhmah Osman
50th Annual Conference on South Asia
Friday, October 21, 2022
Capital Ballroom A, Madison Concourse Hotel
Postcards from Tora Bora (2007) chronicles Wazhmah Osman’s return to Afghanistan in the early post-9/11 years of nation-building in Afghanistan when throngs of western development workers and over a trillion dollars in aid poured into the country. With co-director Kelly Dolak, she wanders the streets of Kabul pointing to the rebuilding amidst the ruins and speaking to Afghans about the past and present.