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Film Screening
Venue :   Ernakulam Public Library Hall
Date :   15-03-2014
Time :   5.30 pm

     Film : Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame

    Director: Hana Makhmalbaf

    Running time : 84 minutes

    Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame is a 2007. Iranian film directed by Hana Makhmalbaf. The story takes place in modern Afghanistan following the removal of the Taliban and revolves around a 5-year-old Afghan girl who wants to attend a newly opened school. The girl Bakhtay, portrayed by Nikbakht Noruz, lives in the caves under the remains of the Buddhas of Bamiyan which were destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. Bakhtay becomes obsessed with the idea of going to school but must fight against a society influenced by conditions suffered during the strict Taliban rule including male domination, war,poverty and dire children's games.