“Saving Mes Aynak” Hong Kong Film Screening on Saturday 23 April


Please register through the HKU portal here

Buddhistdoor Global and The University of Hong Kong’s (HKU) Centre of Buddhist Studies (CBS) will co-host a film screening of director Brent Huffman’s award-winning documentary, Saving Mes Aynak, at HKU’s Rayson Huang Theatre on Saturday 23 April from 7.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. The screening will also feature a live Q&A by Skype with the director.

Saving Mes Aynak centers on Afghan archaeologist Qadir Temori and his project to save and preserve the 5,000-year-old archaeological site, Mes Aynak. The film has won various awards, including the Abu Rayhan Biruni Award at the Ahvaz International Science Film Festival, Iran and Best Film at The Archaeology Channel International Film & Video Festival.

The film screening is open to the public and free of charge.


Date: Saturday 23 April 2016
Time: 7.00 p.m.—9.00 p.m.
Location: Rayson Huang Theatre, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Registration: Free booking with HKU here

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