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The Resource Black and white in colour, directed by Mira Erdevicki

Black and white in colour, directed by Mira Erdevicki

Label
Black and white in colour
Title
Black and white in colour
Statement of responsibility
directed by Mira Erdevicki
Title variation
  • Black and white in colour
  • Portrait of a gypsy singer
Title variation remainder
a portrait of a gypsy singer
Contributor
Subject
Language
cze
Summary
Vera Bila does everything in a big way. Her body is oversized. Her dark hair billows untidily. Her temperament is fiery. She chain smokes. She belts out songs with gusto in a hoarse, earthy voice. In fact, this singer from the Romany tradition is on her way to being a cabaret star in Europe. Surrounded by the husband she adores, and a loyal entourage of amateur Gypsy musicians who began as manual laborers, she tours the capitals of Europe in a caravan that frequently breaks down. Here is a portrait of a Gypsy diva who is viewed with indifference and suspicion in her own country, even as she gains acclaim elsewhere. The age-old discrimination against Gypsies has shaped Bila's character. She must constantly battle for acceptance. 'I sing about the troubles I have. I just put everything into my songs. Sometimes when I sing I cry--'
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In Czech with English subtitles
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Erdevicki, Mira,
Runtime
60
Series statement
Filmakers library online
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bila, Vera
  • Romanies
  • Romanies
  • Singers
  • Folk music
Target audience
adult
Label
Black and white in colour, directed by Mira Erdevicki
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed June 10, 2015)
Control code
ASP1784570/fln4
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (60 min.)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)911954756
Video recording format
other
Label
Black and white in colour, directed by Mira Erdevicki
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed June 10, 2015)
Control code
ASP1784570/fln4
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (60 min.)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)911954756
Video recording format
other

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