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Desert of Forbidden Art

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(No longer in theaters)
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  • Director: Tchavdar Georgiev, Amanda Pope   Cast: Edward Asner, Sally Field, Ben Kingsley
  • Running Time: 80 minutes
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Release Date

Mar 11, 2011


This informative documentary about Igor Savitsky, a Soviet-era curator who built up a monumental collection of suppressed art in Uzbekistan, takes a little-known subject and gives it a playful spin. Fans of art and of Russian and Central Asian culture in particular will be fascinated.