The Cinema of the Balkans (24 Frames)

November 1, 2020
The Cinema of the Balkans (24 Frames)

Another in the 24 Frames series, each of these twenty-fouressays discusses an individual film from the Balkan region(Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Albania, and the formerYugoslavia-Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Croatia, andSlovenia). These films represent the rich and diverse culture ofthe Balkans and reveal the stylistic and thematic affinities of aregion often perceived as a disconnected cultural space. Filmsinclude:Stella (Greece, 1955),Goat's Horn (Bulgaria, 1972),When I Am Dead and Pale (Yugoslavia, 1969),The Red Horse (Yugoslavia, 1984),Stone Wedding (Romania, 1971),and Walter Defends Sarajevo (Yugoslavia, 1972).OCR with Table of Contents and improved scan.