Genre: Documentary - Music
Release Year: 2016
Duration: 83 minutes
Balkan Roots is an exploration of the Barcelona Gipsy Klezmer Orchestra, a band made up of musicians and music from many corners of Europe. It’s a fusion of Balkan, Roma and other traditions in a dazzling musical odyssey as the band tours the Balkans and meets and performs with local music stars including the legendary Macedonian Roma musician Ferus Mustafov in Skopje, Macedonia.
Filmed & recorded on location in Serbia, Macedonia,Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Slovenia.
Director Chris Rabbitt is the founder of Relife, an Australian production company with a focus on creative arts in the fields of film and music. He has travelled the world in pursuit of unique musical and cultural experiences, with a mission to create original content which enlightens and entertains.