BEAUTY AND RUIN
Does art matter to a city on the verge of extinction? This film follows the fight over the artwork in the Detroit Institute of Art as Detroit faces bankruptcy. The city retirees face losing their pensions, the creditors want the art sold, at stake the pensions of all the city retirees and the museum wants to keep this important cultural treasure safe for future generations. What is the price of culture?
It is the biggest battle over an art museum in history.
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