Ivan & Ivana
official selection of visions du reel international film festival
official selection of iff boston independent film festival
Subjects: Documentary, Immigration, Subcultures, European Studies
After the Kosovo war devastates a young couple’s homeland and their dreams for a normal life, they set out unexpectedly from the Balkans, along a wild journey to rebuild their lives anew in America.
Arriving in California amidst the peak of a housing boom that would soon burst, the film reveals their trials and tribulations over five years of turbulent economic, political and personal tides to reveal an unorthodox depiction of the American immigrant experience.
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Director: Jeff Daniel Silva
Production Year: 2011
Runtime: 80 minutes
Subtitles: English, Serbian