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Refugees and immigrants, especially those who have experienced wars and persecution, leading self-sufficient and dignified lives in a socially inclusive society.

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Afghan Canadian Film – The Black Kite – Toronto Premiere is Tomorrow!

We are pleased  to inform you that our fellow Afghan Canadian film maker, Tarique Qayumi’s film, The Black Kite will premiere in Toronto, at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, tomorrow, Friday June 1 at 6:30 p.m. The film will be showing until Thursday, June 7.

The film has been invited to 14 festivals around the world and received four nominations at the Leo Awards including Best Picture and Best Direction.

It is a great honour that the film has  been invited back to Toronto’s International Film Festival.

For more information about the film see the Black Kite Facebook page 

You can purchase tickets for the film here.

Thank you for showing your support for Tarique Qayumi, a talented, outstanding, community member by going to see the film and sharing the screening times with your family, friends, and social network.

 

Celebrating Nawruz at the Aga Khan Museum

Nawruz at Aga Khan Museum with Hamid Abdullah, Haji Abbas Ramazani, Hamid Zarabi, Adeena Niazi, Fahima Fatah, Jamshid Hussaini, Aziz Amiri, and Ahmad Shah Hotaki.

Adeena Niazi awarded IDRF’s 2017 Humanitarian of the Year!

Congratulations to the Afghan Women’s Organization’s Executive Director and Founder, Adeena Niazi. Ms. Niazi received IDRF’s Humanitarian of the Year Award at IDRF’s Annual Gala 2017 on Friday, November 2017.

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