The Gypsy Ball (2012) Trailer
Trailer for the documentary The Gypsy Ball.
At the bottom of Fagaras Mountains, the first sociological film in the world was made, supervised by the founder of the sociological school in Bucharest, Dimitrie Gusti, in 1929. This would be the first sociologic documentary in the history of the cinema where a community of gypsies is presented. Eight decades after, sociologists came back to Dragus in order to account a history of coexistence. Through the film, they talk about the dramatic changes, about the stunning transitions, about a fascinating and forbidden world, the world of the Other. The film is an adventure story of a ball that has crossed time and history, is the adventure of meeting of worlds that attract and repel, is about a way to be normal in a world that was not always so. It is the story of the Gypsy Ball.