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Afghan Cycles

Dir. Sarah Menzies. USA, 2018. 1h 30m. Dari/French/subs.

Date: Sunday 17th June
Time: 3.30pm

Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, this documentary uses the bicycle to tell a story of women’s rights and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a daily basis. Afghan Cycles follows members of the National Cycling Team in Kabul, and young riders in the Bamiyan region who are using mountain bikes to commute to school and run errands. For all of them, the bicycle is a symbol of freedom.

This is a special educational event programmed as part of the Oxford Festival of the Arts. The film will be followed by a Q&A session with producer Shannon Galpin.

Tickets can be booked at the Festival website here.