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The film “Whose is this song?”

“A comic - dramatic - and tragic account of the search for the truth about a song” (United Nations Association Film Festival 2003)

Adela Peeva follows the route of a song which she always thought to be Bulgarian until she is told one day in Istanbul that it is Greek (by a Greek) - Serbian (by a Serb) or Turkish (by a Turk) respectively. She traces the tune in Greece, Turkey and all over the Balkans.

Literally everywhere she finds people expressing their certainty that the melody belongs to them - that it originated from their country - that it is authentic and inseparable from their identity and heritage and that it has been stolen by others.

 

Whose is this song?” was nominated by the European Film Academy for Best Documentary Film 2003 and won several awards: a Special Jury Prize at the Golden Rython Festival 2003 - the FIPRESCI Award and Silver Conch Prize 2004 - the Gibson Impact of Music prize 2004 - the Prix Bartok 2004 and the Silver Knight Award 2005.

Adela Peeva is a Bulgarian filmmaker who graduated from the Academy for Theatre - Cinema - Radio - and Television in Belgrade in 1970 - with a degree in film directing. Her films have screened at film festivals around the world.


All pictures on this subtitle: © Adela Media

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