Nov 25, 2009

An Uncertain Future - Return from #Afghanistan by David Shadrack Smith

Executive Producer at David Shadrack Smith on his recent trip to Afghanistan. 

It was a trip we hesitated to make -- the reports from Afghanistan revealed a security situation worsening every day.  Yet once there, with the great guidance of co-producer Rohit Gandhi and the experience of photographer Reza, we were treated to an amazing, up-close view of Afghanistan -- a view from and of the people of all walks of life.  We stayed in the homes of farmers and had lunches with Generals.  We spent time with Presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and also in refugee camps where people had come to flee the falling bombs.  We saw rare and unique Sufi ceremonies and ran along with the National Army as they tried to train under US guidance.
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