An all-girls’ robotics team in Afghanistan risks it all to prove that it can compete against anyone in the world, and demonstrates that girls can become scientists and engineers instead of teenage brides. Working in secret under Taliban rule, the high-school-aged team members struggle in the face of immense odds and ever-present danger, and single-handedly begin to change perceptions in this entrenched Islamic culture.
His editing credits include videos and concert films for Miles Davis, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, B.B. King, Luciano Pavarotti, and The Beastie Boys. His work in television earned him an Emmy Award for editing ‘Girlfriend’, produced by Oprah Winfrey. David’s film credits include editing ‘Cousin Bobby’ by Jonathan Demme, ‘Theremin – An Electronic Odyssey’, which won the Sundance Filmmakers Trophy Award for Best Documentary, and ‘Sidewalks of New York’ and ‘Ash Wednesday’, both of which were directed by Ed Burns. David’s directing credits include ‘My Father’s House’, a short documentary, which played at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, and ‘The Blech Effect’, a feature documentary made in 2020.