The Danube Delta in Romania – the 'Last European Sanctuary’ – is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While major efforts are made to protect biodiversity, the plight of local communities is largely overlooked. The traumatic nature of the swamp bears heavy on the villagers' lives, social scientists claim. But is Nature really to blame?
Ildikó Zonga Plájás (Hungary, Romania)
Romania | 2014 | 48 min
Romanian spoken, English subtitled
Ildikó Plájás studied Anthropology and Cultural Studies in Romania and Hungary, later graduating in Visual Ethnography at Leiden University. Swamp Dialogues is her first anthropological film.