Ethnografilm: Maturarul

“Maturarul (The Broom Maker)” by Stefan Scarlatescu

Film Description
Video (10 min. 6 sec.), Romania: Maturarul (The Broom Maker) is an ethnographic document about a lost traditional handicraft from Dobra, a village in Romania. It also offers a sad but serene portrait of 80-year-old Vladoaia Stan, who has spent a lifetime making handcrafted brooms.

Scholarly Statement
Click here to view the filmmaker’s statement concerning the social scientific foundations and frameworks of this film, including his/her explication of central matters pertaining to the film’s content, theoretical and/or conceptual orientation, research methodology, key findings, and relationship to a specific body of scholarly literature and/or intellectual canon.

Contact Information
Stefan Scarlatescu (

Ethnografilm 2014


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s