The Promise


Zeljko M Mirkovic | Serbia | 2016 | 1:14:00

French, Serbian with English Subtitles


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 into 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?

Zeljko Mirkovic
Dusan Gajic