Dance for the Deceased Emilijan

Serbia

39’, 2019

DIRECTED BY

Predrag Todorović

PRODUCED BY

Predrag Todorović TV Centar

SCRIPTWRITER

Marko Mirković, Predrag Todorović

CINEMATOGRAPHER

Zlatko Đurđević

EDITED BY

Predrag Todorović

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The dance celebrates life. Since birth.

The dance preserves memories. Since the dawn of time.

The dance elucidates the path. Until the last day. And after…

 

The Wallachian ethnic community in Serbia has been preserving their language material and cultural heritage for centuries. The kolo dance for the deceased (dat uora đi pomană) is one of many autochthonous Wallachian rites connected to their pronounced cult of the dead.