Roma Boys - Love Story

Direction
Year 
2009
Country
  • Czech Republic
Runtime
30min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

The film explores the taboo subject of homosexuality within the Roma community through the personal story of a Roma activist who happens to be gay. Though his job has earned him respect among his peers, by coming out his status is in jeopardy. However, the desire to share his complex story prompted him to write a screenplay based on his life. Partly a documentary about his autobiographical script, the film switches between documentary and narrative storytelling. Owing to its distinctive style, the film offers a glimpse into the protagonist's world as he faces triple discrimination: as a Roma, as a gay man, and as a gay man in the Roma community.

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Details

  • Original Title
    Roma Boys - Příběh lásky
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    David Tišer
  • Cinematography
    Lukáš Kokeš
  • Editing
    Evženie Brabcová
  • Sound
    Ladislav Greiner, Rozálie Kohoutová
  • Runtime
    30 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2009
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production

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