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  • Mechkar: The Story of a Bulgarian Bear Owner

    2006. Sweden. Albin Biblom. 29 min.

  • Balkan Rhapsodies: Encounters, Observations and Afterthoughts about Serbia and Kosovo

    2007. USA/Serbia/Kosovo. Jeff Silva. 54 min.

New York premiere. Discussion with Silva

Thursday, February 21, 2008, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Mechkar: The Story of a Bulgarian Bear Owner

    2006. Sweden. Directed by Albin Biblom. The thousand-year-old Roma tradition of making a living off dancing bears is coming to an end. This film records Stefan Dimov Ivanov's final days with his bear—and companion—Stefka. In Swedish, Bulgarian; English subtitles. 29 min.

  • Balkan Rhapsodies: Encounters, Observations and Afterthoughts about Serbia and Kosovo

    2007. USA/Serbia/Kosovo. Directed by Jeff Silva. This episodic documentary poem interweaves a mosaic of encounters, observations, and reflections from Silva's travels throughout war-torn Serbia and Kosovo in 1999, 2000, and 2005. 54 min.

In the Film exhibition Documentary Fortnight, 2008

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