Oscar hopes for young Afghan stars of Buzkashi Boys
23 February 2013 Last updated at 00:06 GMT
A short film from Afghanistan, with a budget of about $4,000 is in the running for an Academy Award at Sunday night's Oscar ceremony.
The film, called Buzkashi Boys, is part of a new initiative to help get filmmaking off the ground in the war-torn country.
Karen Allen in Kabul and Alastair Leithead in Los Angles report on story of the two young stars of the film and their long journey to Hollywood.