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VHS video
Author Mitić, Boris, 1977-

Title Pretty dyana
Published Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro : Dribbling Pictures, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  305.891497 Mit/Pdy  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videocassette (VHS) (45 min.) : color, sound ; 1/2 in
1/2 in
Summary How and why do Gypsy refugees from Kosovo recycle abandoned Dyanas and 2CVs? The legendary collectors cars are transformed tools-free into Mad Max-like ecological machines. Everything is removed from the chasis except the engine, while a hand-woven recycling bin is improvised in the back, painted in bright colors and decorated with tricky gadgets. An intimate look at four Roma families from a Belgrade favella who live out of selling cardboard and bottles which they collect with their Dyanas. They even use the car batteries as power generators in order to get some light, watch TV and recharge their mobiles! But the polic don't always find thse strange vehicles funny..
Credits Written, directed, filmed and edited by Boris Mitic
Notes In Serbian with English subtitles
Subject Romanies -- Serbia -- Belgrade.
Romanies -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Other Titles Pretty dyana : a gypsy recycling saga