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Vlad Naumescu

Vlad Naumescu

Biography

Vlad Naumescu (b. 02.01.1977) is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Central European University, Hungary. He has conducted extensive fieldwork in Ukraine and Romania and recently started fieldwork in India. His research focuses on tradition, monasticism and religious transmission, on which he published two books and various articles. He teaches visual anthropology at CEU and worked as consultant for several documentaries, incuding a feature-length documentary Csangos (2007) and an anthropological short, Time for Mary (2005). Birds Way is his first documentary co-directed with Klara Trencsenyi.

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Birds Way

Birds Way (Orig.) / 2009 / Romania / 56 min

Birds Way is a magical realist story, an Eastern European fairy tale - a creative documentary that follows the daily routine of an Old Believer community struggling to survive and maintain their traditions in spite of the overwhelming intrusion of modernity.

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