Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)

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Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl) movie poster.png
Film poster
Directed byCarol Dysinger
Music bySasha Gordon
CinematographyLisa Rinzler
Edited byMary Manhardt
Animation byFleur Davisz
Simon Tubbs
Release date
  • 28 April 2019 (2019-04-28)
Running time
39 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl) is a 2019 British documentary short film directed by Carol Dysinger and produced by Elena Andreicheva.[1] It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject at the 92nd Academy Awards.[2]

Summary[edit]

The film is about Skateistan, a nonprofit organization, which started as a skate school in 2007 for girls from impoverished neighborhoods learning to read, write, and skateboard in Kabul, Afghanistan, where young women are not allowed to participate in sporting activities.[3][4]

Awards[edit]

Academy Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result
2020[5] Best Documentary Feature (Short Subject) Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl) Won[6][7]

BAFTA[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result
2020 Best British Short Film Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl) Won

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl) | Tribeca Film Festival". Tribeca.
  2. ^ 2020|Oscars.org
  3. ^ "Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl)". A&E.
  4. ^ "Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if you're a girl)". Film Independent.
  5. ^ Barsanti, Sam (February 9, 2020). "Here Are the Winners from the 92nd Academy Awards". The A.V. Club. Retrieved February 9, 2020.
  6. ^ "Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)" wins Best Documentary Short Subject-Oscars on YouTube
  7. ^ 2020|Oscars.org

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