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THE GIANT BUDDHAS

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Directed by Christian Frei
Switzerland, 2005
Documentary

Synopsis

Six months before the Twin Towers attacks in New York, 2001, two huge Buddha statues were blown up in Afghanistan. This dramatic event surrounding the ancient stone colossi is the starting point for a cinematic essay on fanaticism, terror and tolerance, ignorance and identity.

Synopsis

Six months before the Twin Towers attacks in New York, 2001, two huge Buddha statues were blown up in Afghanistan. This dramatic event surrounding the ancient stone colossi is the starting point for a cinematic essay on fanaticism, terror and tolerance, ignorance and identity.

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The Giant BuddhasDirected byChristian Frei

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Sundance Film Festival
2006

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