Treasures under lock and key. The freeport system
First aired on: RTS Un (Switzerland), October 27, 2021 at 10:20 p.m., 52 min
Further airings: arte/ZDF, ORF
Global distribution: First Hand Films
More and more works of art and valuables, such as gold or vintage cars, are being stored in duty-free high-security warehouses known as freeports. So, what’s behind this trend? Is it all about protection and security, or do tax advantages also play a role, as some critics fear? Searching for clues in the discreet world of art logistics and duty-free, high-security warehouses.