Mogila, Bulgaria, March 12: Roma teenage to-be bride waits during a gathering of Roma at an open-air market for Roma brides in the village of Mogila. Hundreds Roma from the southern parts of Bulgaria gathered in the village near Stara Zagora, to celebrate the Day of St Todor, or Horse Easter. At this traditional…
The "I'm a Roma Woman Project" is designed to present a more nuanced, accurate portrait of the modern Roma than programs like Big Fat Gypsy Weddings. It succeeds.
My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding lets us into the lives of a little-seen community...and it's complicated.