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Muzika Rom

original title:

MUZIKA ROM

directed by:

cinematography:

Emanuele Cugnini

editing:

producer:

production:

Jean Vigo Italia, supported by MiBACT

country:

Italy

year:

2008

film run:

54'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (05/11/2008)

festival & awards:

The goal of the documentary is to provide a wide-ranging description (both video and sound) of the musical wealth of the gypsy peoples (Roms, Synths, Manouches, Kales and Romanichals): a music that has taken on special forms, including the folk tradition of the Balkans, the Iberian-French flamenco, Synth-German swing and French Manouche jazz. The film explores and “discovers” a number of the most important musicians in the Balkans area, together with the festivals of a musical universe known in the west only on account of the fame won by Goran Bregovic.