White, White World (Beli, Beli Svet)

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White, White World (Beli, Beli Svet)

  • 2010
  • Directed By: Oleg Novković
  • Rated Not Rated
  • Drama
  • 121 Minutes
  1. Monday, April 25, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Image from the film White White World
Set in the dying city of Bor, a mining town in Serbia’s version of the Rust Belt, Novković’s film has been likened to a modern Greek tragedy in which “characters sing, but never dance.” In a post-industrial landscape, a Balkan tango of love and death develops, as petty thieves, abandoned lovers, and other peripheral characters tossed aside by the post-socialist transition connect in the only thing they still possess: a passionate, inalienable desire for life itself. In Serbian with English subtitles. Contains mature content, including drug usage, nudity, and strong language. Producer Milena Trobozic Garfield is scheduled to be present. (Digital.)