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Movie Screening - Afghan Cycles

How far would you go to ride a bicycle? Join us to celebrate International Women's Day with a special screening event, featuring the movie Afghan Cycles. We are honoured to partner with CW4WAfgan-Vancouver who will host a Q&A period after the movie, share personal experience and discuss further the challenging situation of women in Afghanistan, in relation to cycling.

Time: 7-9PM (Doors open at 6:45pm)

Pre-registration on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/movie-screening-afghan-cycles-tickets-93360928049

Price: 10$ donation. All proceeds go to the Vancouver Chapter of Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan-Vancouver)

Drinks and snacks will be provided.

About the movie:

Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women’s rights - human rights - and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a daily basis, from discrimination to abuse, to the oppressive silencing of their voices in all aspects of contemporary society. These women ride despite cultural barriers, despite infrastructure, and despite death threats, embracing the power and freedom that comes with the sport.

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