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Programa Nosotros, 21 de diciembre de 2008, Excerpts from The Sweetest Embrace: Return to Afghanistan
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Azocar, Medardo (Tio Lito)
A showing of excerpts from the film “The Sweetest Embrace: Return to Afghanistan,” a documentary that one of the editors of Programa Nosotros, Jimmy Bustos, worked on as a cinematographer. Tio Lito Azocar interviews Jimmy Bustos at the Citadel theatre, before the showing of the film, about what it was like to work on his first project outside of Canada. Tio Lito then speaks with Soorgul Roy Sakai, one of the subjects of the documentary who returned to Afghanistan to search for his family after 16 years of exile, and with Najeeb Mirza, the director of the film. Bonnie Thompson, one of the producers from the National Film Board of Canada, also comments on the making of the documentary. In the second part, Tio Lito talks to owners of a local family-owned bakery. The couple shows viewers around their kitchen and demonstrate how they make their dough. Excerpts from the music concert at Nosotros' 27-year celebration play in between segments.
Azocar, Medardo (Tio Lito)
The Sweetest Embrace; Afghanistan; documentary; National Film Board; local business; culture; Christmas; Chilean-Canadians; Bustos, Jimmy; Mirza, Najeeb; Sakai, Soorgul Roy; Thompson, Bonny; dia de los padres; cultura; musica
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Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Afghanistan; Edmonton
Nosotros Television Programme
University of Alberta Library
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Other: 960342