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SAVING MES AYNAK
USA, 2014, 60'
  by agwn - Wednesday, 20 July 2016

An archaeologist races against time to save a 2.000-year-old Buddhist archaeological site in Afghanistan threatened by a Chinese copper mine and Taliban attacks. Only 10% of Mes Aynak has been excavated and experts believe future discoveries have the potential to redefine the history of Afghanistan and of Buddhism itself.
A conflict between cultural preservation and economic opportunity.


Director: BRENT E. HUFFMAN
Producer: BRENT E. HUFFMAN, XIAOLI ZHOU, ZAK PIPER