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Discussion of Who killed Szomna Grancsa? by Giuvlipen Theatre Company (Romania)
Presented by the Roma Heroes International Theatre Festival, Budapest, Hungary
Roma Heroes International Theatre Festival produced by Independent Theater Hungary presented a conversation about Giuvlipen Theatre Company's Who killed Szomna Grancsa? from Budapest, Hungary for the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Sunday 15 September 2019.
The third Roma Heroes International Theatre Festival this year presents Roma companies and their plays from several European countries. It is the only international Roma theatre event in the world and it aims to bring together the minority and the majority, and strengthen Roma communities by showing the values and challenges.
The goal of the festival programming is to show the diversity of Roma theatre, also presenting different genres and topics. The artists tell stories from Germany, the Czech Republic, Romania, and Hungary about the past and present of Roma communities, showing their everyday challenges related to education, health care, migration, integration and assimilation.
Who killed Szomna Grancsa?
Giuvlipen company from Bucharest tells the story of a young Roma girl who would like to keep studying but neither her family nor her school supports her. The play is based on a real story and presents the struggle of the girl from various perspectives, raising the validity of different approaches and at the same time pointing out collective responsibility that no one can escape.
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