Apr 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT



Our Film Adaptations of Banned Books series continues with THE KITE RUNNER & discussion led by Abdullah Hafizi and members of the artist collective THE ARTLORDS. Bring your library card for free admission to the film! Enjoy extraordinary Afghan cuisine created by TAZA after the screening!

The Kite Runner is a 2007 American drama film directed by Marc Forster from a screenplay by David Benioff and based on the 2003 novel of the same name by Khaled Hosseini. It tells the story of Amir, a well-to-do boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul who is tormented by the guilt of abandoning his friend Hassan. The story is set against a backdrop of tumultuous events, from the fall of the monarchy in Afghanistan through the Soviet military intervention, the mass exodus of Afghan refugees to Pakistan and the United States, and the Taliban regime.