Previously at the ICA - Films
28 Sep 2007 – 21 Oct 2007
"Foot-stomping evidence of the diversity and connectedness of the vital Roma musical tradition." Time Out
"What you've believed about these people has been a lie your entire life." Johnny Depp
A dazzling documentary celebrating the musical world of the Roma, showcasing the work of top international Gypsy performers and interweaving tales of their home life and history. Filmed, sometimes by documentary icon Albert Maysles, in Spain, Macedonia, Romania and India, with footage from the Gypsy Caravan Tour of Europe and America.
The soundtrack to Gypsy Caravan, featuring tracks and incidental music both from and inspired by the film, is available from the ICA bookshop, all good record shops, or direct from harmonia mundi distribution.
When the Road Bends Full Circle: Carmen & Gypsy Caravan Sophie Mayer writes on the the English National Opera's Carmen blog about the meeting of Gypsy traditions.
Visit the Gypsy Caravan website.
An ICA Films release.
Dir Jasmine Dellal, USA/Netherlands 2006, 110 mins