'Afghan Cycles' World Premiere at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2018
Dear Afghan Cycles supporters,
2013 seems like a very long time ago. That’s when we launched our initial Kickstarter campaign to fund the production of a short film about the... Read more
We are in the Home Stretch!
Hello to our original backers and supporters!!
*First of all, I apologize for the double email today to any of you who backed our other Kickstarter campaign!*
Wow! It's hard... Read more
Exciting Updates from Afghan Cycles
We apologize for the radio silence these past few months! We have been working hard on editing the film as well as finishing up the latest trailer, which... Read more
Afghan Cycles Trailer Launch
We came home from production with hours and hours worth of interview footage that needed to be translated into English, and spent the Summer and Fall going through... Read more
Streets of Afghanistan Book
Hi all - yup, you're right, it's been a while and we've missed communicating with you - thus this update!
As we sit in our edit cave pouring through hours... Read more
Are You Wearing Your Afghan Gifts?
Hi everyone - this is a short update to let you all know that the gifts have all been sent out as a massive thank you for your support of... Read more
Afghan Gifts Sent This Week!
Hi everyone-- we are up to our headscarves in packing materials, your addresses, love notes to each of you, and your gifts from Afghanistan! To everyone who sent us... Read more
Gear Drive Video for Afghan Cycling Teams
Hi all -- next week the packaging up + shipping of your perks begins. In the mean time, we wanted to share a short video that we created about the... Read more
Looking back at our days in Kabul
The jet lags have subsided, we've recovered from our exhaustion, and we’re all settled back in after an incredible 3 weeks in Kabul.
Now that we’re back safely, I can... Read more
Shopping in Kabul!!!
Hi everyone - on our way home from spending time filming one of the women cyclists out and about in the city of Kabul, we convinced our fixer to help... Read more
Hi everyone! It's been a few days since we last updated you about our project, however some of you may be following us on the Afghan Cycles Facebook page, and... Read more
The Final Hours
We're in the final 8 hours of the Kickstarter! Any final posts you can blast out to your community would help this project so much. Tweets, facebook, emails, paper airplane... Read more
We Did It! But we're not finished yet...
Because of all of you, we have hit our goal with 10 days to spare. THANK YOU!
Prepping for a production like this one has proven to be a much... Read more
NBC Nightly News' Coverage of Afghan Cycles
We are incredibly honored to share NBC Nightly News' coverage of Shannon Galpin, Producer of Afghan Cycles, and her on-going humanitarian efforts with each of you. This clip comes from... Read more
The Bicycle, and What it Means for Women Worldwide
We have been blown away by the support we’ve been getting for Afghan Cycles the last few weeks. But a consistent question keeps surfacing - why biking? In a war-torn... Read more