Tábor

  • Stanislav Danylyshyn
  • Germany, United States
  • 2020
  • 45 min
  • World Premiere
  • IDFA Competition for Student Documentary

While conflict rages on in Ukraine’s eastern border region, daily life continues as normal in the west of the country. Tábor, a remote district in the town of Berehove, is just a stone’s throw from the western border with Hungary. The majority of people living in Tábor are Hungarian-speaking Roma, and they form one of the largest Roma communities in Ukraine.

In patient, observational style, Stanislav Danylyshyn captures the unfolding of everyday life in black-and-white images. Easter is approaching and that’s especially noticeable among the children—the boys are rewarded with Easter eggs for throwing water over the girls. In addition to these details, Tábor presents a way of life whose timelessness is underscored by the richly textured monochrome palette used to sketch their world. It is a world inhabited by archetypal figures: the mother, the father, the child.

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    Credits

    • 45 min
    • black and white
    • DCP
    • Spoken languages: Hungarian
    • Subtitles in: English
    Director
    Stanislav Danylyshyn
    Production
    Stanislav Danylyshyn / German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb)
    Executive producer
    Myriam Eichler for Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb), Martina Knapheide for Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb)
    Co-production
    Crystal Goose
    Cinematography
    Jesse Mazuch

    IDFA history

    2020
    World Premiere
    IDFA Competition for Student Documentary

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