Gazela-Temporary Shelter from 100 to 500 Years researches destiny of the displacement of over 1000 people that lived in the Roma mahala at Gazela Bridge in Belgrade in August 2009. Some of the families were resettled to container camps in the outskirts of Belgrade, far away from the city. Others were returned to the poor south of Serbia they had escaped from, some built new barracks at alternative locations in Belgrade. The city authorities announced new demolitions of Roma settlements. All interviews and locations are authentic. The movie was recorded in November 2009 in Belgrade, New Belgrade (Block 67), Makiš, Kijevo, Bojnik, Leskovac, Lebane, Novi Sad and Jagodina.
Born in Zabal, Serbia, 1981. He wrote and directed the theatre play Roma Before and Now. He also acted in
the theatre plays Research of Love (dir. by Tina Leisch), Future Romas (dir. by Nikola Radin). He co-authored
the documentary film Gazela –Temporary Shelter from 100-500 Years. Since 2001 he deals with Roma issues
in his work as a co-founder of the Student Union of Roma in Novi Sad and a member of the NGO Young Roma
Researchers. He studies journalism and lives and works in Novi Sad and Vienna.
was born 1987 in Brovina, Djakovica, Kosovo. Since 2002 he lives and works in New Belgrade. He participated in working groups and as a cameraman in the film about displaced Roma.