The Promise | Tiburon Film Society
Thu Apr 12, 6:30pm |
Founders Room

The Promise

Running Time:  74 minutes
Country:  Belgium, France, Serbia 
Genre:  Documentary 
Director:  Zeljko Mirkovic

A century ago Rogljevo was incredibly prosperous for a remote village in far eastern corners of Serbia. The wines of Rogljevo were to be found at exhibitions in Bordeaux and Paris. But today this region is poor and deserted.

Suddenly a French family moved in to grow grapes and produce wine. They believe they have discovered a promised land, one of the top five wine regions in Europe.

Their arrival sparked high hopes with some villagers - and great resistance and mistrust with others. Can Rogljevo yet again live out of its wine?

Read more about the film at the Tiburon Film Society website