Ariel Nasr’s coming of age film about two friends growing up in modern-day Kabul, “Buzkashi Boys”, has been nominated for an Academy Award in the best Live Action Short Film category.
“Buzkashi Boys” won Best Cinematography at the UK Film Festival”, Best Short at the Savannah Film Festival, and Best Short at the Raindance Film Festival.
The Oscar winners will be announced at a televised ceremony on 24 February 2013.
Ariel has a BA (Hon) degree in the history of science and technology and classics. He graduated from King’s in 2005.
Chronicle Herald article, 10 January 2013.
Interview with Jian Ghomeshi on Radio Q, 11 January 2013.