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Independent Lens

This acclaimed Emmy Award-winning anthology series features documentaries and a limited number of fiction films united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement and unflinching visions of their independent producers. INDEPENDENT LENS features unforgettable stories about a unique individual, community or moment in history.

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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 - 8:00 AM    "The Desert of Forbidden Art" Igor Savitsky travels thousands of miles to rescue the work of politically volatile artists that the Soviet government was intent on destroying, and then saves this treasure trove of art by "hiding" it in a museum in the desert in Uzbekistan. The filmmakers weave the cultural and political context of the times, juxtaposing images from the collection with rare Soviet archival film and stills. G
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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 - 6:30 AM "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 - 8:00 AM "The Desert of Forbidden Art" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 - 12:30 PM "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 - 2:00 PM "The Desert of Forbidden Art" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 - 5:30 PM "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 - 7:00 PM "The Desert of Forbidden Art" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 - 12:00 AM "The Desert of Forbidden Art" (WORLD)
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Friday, Mar 1, 2013 - 3:00 AM "The Desert of Forbidden Art" (WORLD)
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Monday, Mar 4, 2013 - 1:00 AM "The Desert of Forbidden Art" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Lost Souls (Animas Perdidas)" (WORLD)
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