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VERBROKEN STILTE ...BROKEN SILENCE (1h24m. / spoken in a.o. english, subtitled in dutch / docu-film by Bob Entrop, nl 2013)

VERBROKEN STILTE ...BROKEN SILENCE (1h24m. / spoken in a.o. english, subtitled in dutch / docu-film by Bob Entrop, nl 2013)



Why is there still a big taboo about the genocide of the Sinti and Roma? During World War II, more than 500,000 of them were murdered.



Born in Kosovo, Roma radio reporter Orhan Galjus (nl 1999) joins his friend and filmmaker Bob Entrop.

Together they are looking for answers to this question. In 'Broken Silence' they travel together through…

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Added by Wout J. van Vloten on July 28, 2017 at 15:27 — No Comments

2 AUGUST...European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

2 AUGUST...European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day - Journée Européenne de commomération du génocide des Roms...

Dessin par Ricardo

Website de Ricardo: http://v.ricardo.free.fr/

Added by Wout J. van Vloten on July 28, 2017 at 15:11 — 2 Comments

Yul Brynner (1920-1985) & Aliosha Dimitrievitch (1913-1986) & Serge Camps

Yul Brynner (1920-1985) & Aliosha Dimitrievitch (1913-1986) & Serge Camps ( très belle LP-Vinyl ), photo's d'Alain Marouiani, .... LP Vinyl..."Le Tzigane et Moi"...( coll. woutjvv, Barclay, liscence Vanguard ). In 1967 Brynner and Dimitrievitch released a record album "The Gypsy and I - Yul Brynner Sings Gypsy Songs" (Vanguard VSD 79265).…

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Added by Wout J. van Vloten on March 22, 2015 at 16:00 — 2 Comments

Menyhért LAKATOS ( HU, 1926 - 2007 ).....

.Menyhért LAKATOS ( HU, 1926 - 2007 ).....

Un enfant grandit, écartelé, entre sa communauté tzigane de naissance et la société hongroise dans laquelle il est scolarisé. Au fil d’une histoire haletante et dramatique, il apprendra qu’on ne peut accepter sa propre identité dans toute sa complexité que par la confrontation, douloureuse, avec l’autre. Si Couleur de fumée a obtenu en quelques années une consécration internationale, c’est parce que Menyhért Lakatos a su tirer de son…

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Added by Wout J. van Vloten on March 22, 2015 at 15:52 — 1 Comment

Damian LE BAS (born 1963, living/working in Sheffield / UK)

...by Damian LE BAS (born 1963, living/working in Sheffield / UK)...

...is a British artist associated with the Outsider art (or "Art Brut") label. Since 1987 several of Le Bas' pieces are held in the Musgrave-Kinley Collection of works by key Outsider artists, administered by Monika Kinley, until her death in 2014.

( more info:....…

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Added by Wout J. van Vloten on March 5, 2015 at 21:47 — No Comments

....LES BOHÉMIENS....par Jacques CALLOT ( Nancy 1892 - 1635 )

...LES BOHÉMIENS....( titre orig.: " La Vie des Egyptiens ", prob. en Lorraine-Fr. )

Jacques CALLOT,... né à Nancy en 1592 et mort à Nancy le 24 mars 1635, est un dessinateur et graveur lorrain, dont l'œuvre la plus connue aujourd'hui est une série de dix-huit eaux-fortes intitulée "Les Grandes Misères de la Guerre", évoquant les ravages de la Guerre de Trente…

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Added by Wout J. van Vloten on March 3, 2015 at 18:02 — 1 Comment

MONA - Julienne METBACH, peintre manouche (Fr)....

*** Julienne Metbach - " Mona " ( English ):

Coming from a circus family Sinti-Manouches, contortionist from the age of three, Mona lived in a vardo ( wooden Gypsy caravan ) and then later in a caravan in France and Belgium, and drew as a child in the sawdust of the circus ring or on the damp misty windows.

Only much later at the age of fifty, she started…

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Added by Wout J. van Vloten on March 2, 2015 at 16:00 — 3 Comments

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