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Carol Dysinger

Carol Dysinger

Carol Dysinger is the co-director of Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl), for which she and Elena Andreicheva won the Best Documentary Short Subject at the 92nd Academy Awards in 2020.[1][2]


She had spent many years in Afghanistan beginning in the late 1970s during the Soviet invasion of Afganhistan, providing insight for her to work on the film.[3] She currently serves as an associate professor at New York University.[4]


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