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Black & White in Colour

  • Runtime: 58 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Race & Ethnicity, Sociology, Vocal Music, Music


This is a compelling portrait of the passionate Gypsy cult chanteuse Vera Bila. Though she sells out venues across Western Europe, at home in the Czech republic she is regarded with suspicion and contempt because of her ethnicity. Local rumormongers carp that she sits on vast amounts of cash while her brethren remain impoverished. In fact, she lives with her husband and adopted child in a modest apartment, shops for used clothing, and walks...more