Independent Lens

The Dessert of Forbidden Art: The Road to Uzbekistan

Clip: Season 12 | 1m 44s

The Desert of Forbidden Art tells the incredible story of how one man -- Igor Savitsky -- stashed a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars in a far-off desert of Uzbekistan. Hear how Savitsky made over 20 trips to Uzbekistan to smuggle art treasures out of Moscow.

Aired: 04/05/11

Rating: TV-PG

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