Aven čhavora

Aven Chavora

  • Documentary Film
  • 90’
  • 2005
  • Slovenia

Almost a quarter a century ago the director Filip Robar Dorin made a film Opre Roma, which shed light on the conditions in the Slovenian Roma communities and their relationship with the majority of population back then. Today he is making a come-back with Aven Čhavora (Come, Children). Even though the film is a continuation of Opre Roma as far as the topic is concerned, and it casts the same actor

Almost a quarter a century ago the director Filip Robar Dorin made a film Opre Roma, which shed light on the conditions in the Slovenian Roma communities and their relationship with the majority of population back then. Today he is making a come-back with Aven Čhavora (Come, Children). Even though the film is a continuation of Opre Roma as far as the topic is concerned, and it casts the same actor in the main role, it is an independent account of the life of the Roma community today. Today Bojan Tudija, a middle-aged Roma man from the town Šmihel near Novo Mesto is one of the most respected men in his town. He knows both sides of the Roma problems – the state and the "insider" side, which sees Roma emancipation and integration a bit differently. His wife Cvetka, daughter Tihana, his brothers, other relatives and neighbours have lived to see all that, sooner or later, happens to a Roma person from the Dolenjska region. Bojan's thoughts, some of them he expresses in Roma, others in shaky Slovenian, take us through all perspectives of Roma survival.

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Alternative title
Aven Chavora (english)
Production countries
Slovenia
Technical data
Duration and length
90 minutes
Colour
Colour
Screening formats
video Betacam SP

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