The Aromanians, a Balkan minority of nomadic shepherds, Romance language speakers living south of the Danube, saw themselves persecuted and threatened with death in bloody territorial battles at the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the ensuing formation of nations. They can no longer rent grazing mountains and borders became a threat.
Alexandra Gulea (1970, Bucuresti, Romania) graduated in 1997 at Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts in Paris. After paticipating in several painting exibitions, she studied documentary film at Munich Film School and since 1999 directed Documentary Films and a Feature Fiction. She also worked as an Editor on several movies. She works between Bucharest, Paris and Munich.