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RFE/RL Wins Best Short Documentary At Berlin Short Film Festival

In Vanishing History, Daud Khattak, Senior Editor of RFE/RL’s Pakistani Service, known locally as Radio Mashaal, examines the brave efforts to protect northwest Pakistan’s ancient Buddhist heritage in the face of threats from looting, neglect, vandalism, and the Taliban.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) film Vanishing History won Best Short Documentary at the 2018 Berlin Short Film Festival, which took place from June 28 to July 1.

About Berlin Short Film Festival

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The Annual Berlin Short Film Festival aims to be one of Europe's leading film festivals for short filmmakers. It is a unique platform for new talent and a celebration of cinematic creativity and innovation. The Festival attracts an astonishing array of filmmakers from across the world and offers Berliners an extraordinary chance to glimpse the future of cinema.

About the Award

Name: 2018 Best Short Documentary
Project: Vanishing History
Winner: Daud Khattak, Senior Editor of RFE/RL’s Pakistani Service
Network: RFE/RL
Presented by: Berlin Short Film Festival