Independent Lens

The Desert of Forbiden Art: The Plight of the Nukus Museum

Clip: Season 12 | 2m 34s

Nukus Museum director Marinika Babanazarova describes how the future of Savitsky's legacy seems grim as its aging, low-paid staff are poised to retire and government support is in steep decline. Recently, the Uzbek government suddenly designated one of the two museum buildings for demolition, leaving only 48 hours for staff to relocate the works of art on display there.

Aired: 04/05/11

Rating: TV-PG

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Reclaiming History


Reclaiming History

The Home From School team talk about capturing the journey to bring Indigenous boys home 130 years after they died at a boarding school.

Read More