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Claiming Ourselves: Women, Power and Leadership Film Screening, "Beauty Academy of Kabul"

Tue, March 6, 2007 | CAL 100 - UT Campus

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Film Screening "Beauty Academy of Kabul" - (WPL series) Produced by Liz Mermin (US 2004)

This documentary follows a group of American hairdressers who travel to Kabul and establish a beauty school in post-Taliban Afghanistan. Poignant and funny, "Beauty School of Kabul" offers a rare glimpse into the lives of Afghan women, exploring differences and similarities across cultures and celebrating their enduring spirit in the face of devastation and loss.

Sponsored by: Center for Women's and Gender Studies

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