Saving Mes Aynak

A look at the work of a young Afghani archaeologist at Mes Aynak, one of the most important Buddhist heritage sites in the world, which is under threat of destruction.

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The Lost Buddhas of Bamiyan

A couple of years before their destruction the renowned photo-journalist David Adams travels to Afghanistan and makes a long trek to see the Bamiyan statues.

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Marco Polo, Journey to the East

A beautiful retelling of Marco Polo’s account of his journeys in Asia in the 13th century, with illustrations from some editions of his book.

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Art of the Photographer

Michael Yamashita is a world famous National Geographic photographer who here gives guidance on photography which is illustrated from his own works on Zheng He and Marco Polo.

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Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures of the Silk Road

A talk by Fredrik Heibert at the Asian Art Museum on the Hidden Treasures of the Silk Road exhibition in the US, showing Afghani cultural artifacts.

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Lost Treasures of Afghanistan

This is a 2004 National Geographic Special showing how Afgahnis have been working to save their country’s heritage collections, which were seemingly either in shreds or were lost.

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We, featuring the words of Arundhati Roy

This is a ‘must see’ 64 minute documentary film. The film examines the widely unregarded worlds of Anthropology and Geopolitics in a very dynamic manner, and is probably stylistically quite unlike any documentary that you have previously seen.

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