Latcho Drom

Directed by Tony Gatlif

Tony Gatlif’s visually arresting tribute to Gypsy culture skips about the globe looking at the history of Gypsy music.Latcho Drom (which translates as “safe journey”) takes the viewer on a journey exploring Romany’s nomadic culture from Rajahstan (India), Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, France, and Spain.  Taking place over a year, Latcho Drom illustrates the variety of conditions in which the Romany people live, the richness of their culture and traces Gypsy music back through all its origins and permutations.

Introduced by Julie Davies, Education Development Officer for the International New Arrivals, Travellers and Supplementary Schools Team at Manchester City Council.

103 minutes

Various languages

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