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Author Princigalli, Giovanni.

Title Roma stories (Japigia gagÌ) / by Giovanni Princigalli
Published Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (59 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary In Japigia, a neighborhood in the periphery of Bari, Italy, a small community of Roma (Gypsies) carve out an existence in an illegal, ramshackle encampment. The local church has offered them a piece of land with prefabricated houses, but the town hall is preventing this offer due to their own plans for a future a railway station. Continually in danger of evacuation and making a living primarily by begging for money, the Roma still manage to foster a strong community and lively social atmosphere
Notes Previously released on DVD
Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 23, 2010)
Event Recorded in Bari, Apulia, Italy
Subject Romanies -- Italy -- Bari.
Genre/Form Documentary
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video