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Title The dancing boys of Afghanistan / written and produced by Jamie Doran
Published [New York] : PBS Distribution, [2010]


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Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Series Frontline series
Frontline (Television program)
Summary In Afghanistan today, in the midst of war and endemic poverty, an ancient tradition, banned when the Taliban were in power, has re-emerged across the country: Many hundreds of boys, often as young as ten, are being lured off the streets on the promise of a new life, many unaware that their real fate is to be used for entertainment and sex. An Afghan journalist, investigates this illegal practice, talking with the boys and their masters, and the Afghan authorities
Notes Originally broadcast on PBS as an episode of Frontline on April 20, 2010
Credits Editor, John Moffat ; camera and co-director, Mike Healy ; original music, Barney Freeman, Ben Vella
Performer Reporter, Najibullah Quraishi
Notes Viewer discretion advised. Contains descriptions of child sexual abuse
DVD. Produced for region 1
In English with optional video description; closed-captioned
Available to Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Taliban -- History.
Child prostitution -- Afghanistan.
Sex-oriented businesses -- Corrupt practices -- Afghanistan.
Children -- Afghanistan -- Social conditions.
Afghan War, 2001-
Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 2001-
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Doran, Jamie.
ISBN 9781608831999
Other Titles Frontline. the dancing boys of Afghanistan