Sorry for the long absence. I have been meaning to update you all for some time and now seems like the perfect opportunity.
My video (a short vignette) and Oped appeared on the front page of "The New York Times" yesterday:
Please like, share and post comments. This exposure is our last shot at saving this incredible ancient Buddhist city. There are currently nearly 225 comments!
Thanks to you - the supporters - I was able to donate 10% of funds raised here on Kickstarter to finally buy Afghan archaeologists four computers and several digital cameras to better document Mes Aynak. They had been working without these essential tools previously:
I am hard at work on the 90 minute version of my film. Due to changes in the deadlines at Mes Aynak and the slow pace of translation, the film should be complete by the end of summer or early fall.
Thank you for your patience.
I do post updates on the official facebook page here, so please like it for regular info on what is happening at Mes Aynak:
And I have tried to keep track of most Mes Aynak news related to this project here:
Please let me know if you have any questions or comments. Thank you so much for the continued support!