A Dream For Kabul: Magic Heals the Heart

Distributed by the National Film Board of Canada, director Philippe Baylaucq brings a stark and realistic look at one man’s attempts to reconcile the loss of his only son in the 9-11 terrorist bombing of the twin towers in New York, and his humanitarian efforts to provide inroads to social and cultural understandings.  His hope; to help children of war cope with their losses.

Read my review at EMRO: your connection to quality open source reviews.  Educational Media Reviews Online database supported by the University of Buffalo Libraries.  http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3818

Film Website and Clip: http://films.nfb.ca/a-dream-for-kabul/

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About Malcolm L. Rigsby

Malcolm L. Rigsby, Ph.D., J.D. is a faculty member in the Department of Sociology, Human Services and Criminal Justice at Henderson State University, Arkansas. He received his Ph.D. in sociology, at Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas. In 1979 he received his B.A.T. from Sam Houston State University, in History and Education with a minor in Sociology. He holds his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from St. Mary’s University School of Law (1989) and is a licensed attorney in Arkansas and Texas. He is active in the independent review of documentary film as well as a free lance reviewer for Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO) hosted by the libraries at the University of Buffalo. He is active in research of prisoner identity and transformation toward pro-sociality and desistance from crime.
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