Part 1 looks at the status of cultural treasures taken from their country of origin during colonial times. Voices demanding repatriation are getting stronger. Museum directors talk about why their institution is the rightful owner and custodian of certain objects.
Part 2 focuses on the Parthenon marbles from Athens which is the best-known example of cultural heritage where there is a heavy ongoing debate. Should the marbles be unified?
Part 3 looks at the current situation in the Middle East and how that affects the cultural heritage of certain areas. The turmoil in Iraq, Egypt, Libya, and Syria has led to mayhem in the cultural heritage domain: looted museums and looted archeological sites.
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