2011 FIGRA Award
The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan, has won the prestigious Olivier Quemener-Reporters Sans Frontières Award at the 2011 Festival International du Grand Reportage d'Actualité et du Documentaire de Société (FIGRA).
The festival took place from the 23rd-27th of March in Le Touquet Paris-Plage, France. The Olivier Quemener-RSF Award was inaugurated in 1997 in honor of French journalist Olivier Quemener, who was assasinated in 1994 while on assignment in Algiers. The award is presented by RSF to the film that champions humanitarian issues and human rights.