Tag Archives: movie about Roma

14.7.2014, romea.cz – Czech film festival awards film about Romani boxer

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival chose 15 projects out of 51 submissions to compete as part of its “2014 Works in Progress” feature for awards on 7 July 2014. An international jury then selected the most promising film to receive a prize of EUR 10 000 worth of services from the festival’s partner, Barrandov Studios. The best film in ... Read More »

30.6.2014, romea.cz – Czech-French film about Roma wins main prize at Slovak festival

The film “Cesta ven” (“The Way Out”) by director and screenwriter Petr Václav has won the main prize for Best Film at the Art Film Fest in Slovakia, according to the festival organizers. The story of a young Romani mother refusing to accept her adverse social position was one of 11 films competing in the feature film category. “The film ... Read More »

22.5.2014, romea.cz – Czech documentary by Roma about Roma celebrates success at French Institute

On Monday 12 May about 100 people gathered in the cinema at the French Institute in Prague for the premiere of three documentary films created as part of a project called Europe:  A Roma Homeland, which will result in a five-part feature-length documentary, “Our Dream”. One of the films screened was a Czech documentary called “Because There Is Hope” (Protože ... Read More »