Tchavdar Georgiev, Amanda Pope|Russia, U.S., Uzbekistan| 80 mins
UK Premiere + Panel Discussion featuring
Dr. Seth Graham, (UCL SEESS)
Dr. Alisher Ilkamov, (The Open Society Foundation/SOAS)
Dr. Aliya de Tiesenhausen, (Central Asian painting expert)
Dr. Sarah Wilson, (The Courtuald Institute)
The saga of a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions stashed in a far-off desert of Uzbekistan develops into a larger exploration of how art survives in times of oppression.