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The Giant Buddhas


In the wake of the Taliban's call for the destruction of all non-Islamic-related statues in February of 2001, the world was robbed of two of its most remarkable landmarks. Despite international outrage, two stone Buddhas -- one measuring 53 meters tall -- were hastily turned to rubble by Islamic fundamentalists. In the aftermath, Swiss filmmaker [[Performer~P313005~Christian Frei~christianfrei]] ventures to Afghanistan's Bamiyan valley in an effort to comprehend the destruction while studying the history...more