Canada/Tajikistan, 2012, 82 minutes
Director: Najeeb Mirza
From the shadows of the majestic Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan comes the story of Azam, a shepherd and Buzkashi champion, who faces the pressures of modernization in the sport and in his own personal life. Azam plays in the traditional way: for honor as an individual, but his success is increasingly thwarted by organized alliances, a.k.a. mafias, encouraged by his rival Khurshed, a member of Tajikistan's nouveau riche. Between challenges… Show more
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