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(Documentary) Movie of the Day: Melting Dreams (2022) by Heidy Kancler

Three Afghan girls travel to Europe to become pro skiers, but life in the West is not what they dreamed it would be.In the mountains of Bamyan in Afghanistan, Zakia, Fatima and Fariba dream of becoming professional skiers and representing Afghanistan at the Olympic Games. When their European ski trainer Ana announces they can go to Europe to train extensively and become licensed ski instructors, they seem one step closer to achieving their dreams.

The girls prepare for their trip, dedicating all their efforts to it for two years. But when they finally arrive in Europe, they face insurmountable cultural differences and prejudices, and the harsh standards of European professional sports. Nominee, Newcomers Competition Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival 2022. Link IMDB: Link Review: Link to watch:

(available online, Doc Edge Festival Thu 16 Jun - Sun 10 Jul)

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