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Title Brasslands
Published [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 85 minutes) : digital, .flv file, sound
Summary Brasslands is a character-driven feature documentary about the power of music to inform our identities, unite communities, and reach across political borders. 25 year old master trumpeter Dejan Petrovic returns to defend his championship title, as Demiran ÛÊerimoviÛ ̂, a world-class Roma Gypsy trumpeter, struggles against deeply ingrained racism for the opportunity to make money for his family. Through it all, a fish-out-of-water American band plays to validate their very existence in front of a population still scarred by U.S. bombs dropped on Belgrade a decade ago. Brasslands chronicles this bizarre unfolding scene of colliding histories, political tension, and musical ecstasy
Analysis Documentaries
European/Baltic Studies
Music
Notes In Process Record
Title from title frames
Event Originally produced by New Day Films in 2013
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
In English
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Arthur Sterrenberg, Jay, filmmaker
Media Collective, Meerkat, filmmaker
Kanopy (Firm)