The Roma community is one of the most marginalised and impoverished in Europe and for years their traditional music has been their most famous export. Now a new type of Gypsy sound called "manele" has swept across the country. But the genre is controversial and traditional musicians, like the world-famous Taraf de Haïdouks, claim that manele has put them out of business and that the new genre is destroying the Gypsy music brand.
A single screening followed by a Kana Jambe concert!
Festivals: Astra 2016, Kracow 2017
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