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Opre Roma: Gypsies in Canada

Opre Roma: Gypsies in Canada

| 52 min

This documentary celebrates the vibrant culture and tenacious struggle of the Canadian Gypsy and introduces a new generation of Roma who claim their roots with pride. They call themselves by their rightful name, the Roma. Almost 80,000 call Canada home. Meet Julia Lovell, a passionate defender of Roma human rights, whose father is slowly gaining the confidence to reveal his heritage; and Karen Gray Boothroyd, a flamenco dancer just beginning to reclaim her Gypsy roots.

  • director
    Tony Papa
  • editing
    Tony Papa
  • producer
    Gillian Darling Kovanic
  • executive producer
    Graydon McCrea
  • associate producer
    Leigh Badgley
  • writer
    Sharon Gibbon
  • director of photography
    Glenn Taylor
  • cinematography
    Doug Baird
    Tony Papa
    Rudolf Kovanic
    Chris Michie
    John Collins
  • location sound
    Ken McGrath
    Dwight Rhodes
    Eric Davies
    Blair Walters
  • sound board
    Shuggy Mulligan
  • boom operator
    Jeff Henschel



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