Sports can be a great equalizer. News of some women participating in a typical marathon foot race normally won’t cause much of a stir. Ah, but if the race takes place in a country known for its hostility towards women that perspective can change dramatically. Get insight into the bravery some young women convey by watching The Secret Marathon. See a champion on the field and off strut her stuff in this courageous documentary. Available for a limited time over the internet thanks to Pender PR be sure to reserve your exclusive screening by going to ca.demand.film. The film will be shown on Jan. 29-Jan. 31.
Good news travels fast. Any way you slice it Afghanistan is a dangerous place. Steeped in history, tradition and constant conflict and confrontation being young in this Desert Kingdom can be daunting. And if you’re a woman thing are even tougher.
When News leaks out that Zainab, a young girl is training in secret for The Afghan Marathon it sets off shock waves in the local community and abroad.