Šum Balkana

Balkan Whispers

  • Documentary Film
  • 75’
road movie
  • 2016
  • Slovenia

What happens when contemporary improvised music forms ties with Balkan street musicians? Tomaž Grom, a Slovenian double bassist, composer, improviser and researcher of acoustic potential, took his van and began to look for collaborators on the streets of Maribor, Zagreb, Tuzla, Novi Sad, Priština, Tirana and Skopje. Balkan Whispers is constantly on the brink of misunderstanding, getting lost along paths that are not to be found in contemporary sat-navs. However, despite all obstacles, a group of Balkan street musicians eventually get together for a contemporary music gig.

Director Boris Petkovič

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Alternative title
Grom na cesti (slovenian) (working title)
Balkan Whispers (english)
Genres
road movie
Production countries
Slovenia
Languages
albanian, macedonian, serbian, slovenian
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,77:1 // 16:9
Duration and length
75 minutes
Colour
Colour
Screening formats
digital DCP
Budget
Budget estimate
44,840 EUR
Grants
27,000 EUR
public call / for Audio-visual Projects
2015

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