This video shows relations to Austria and self. The most dominant opinion is the one of grandma Milka, who has been to Vienna and whose experiences are intertwined with the idea of an ideal Other.
Other opinions are shown through comments from grandma Milena, who has never been in Austria, and through other siblings’ laughter listening to grandma Milka with a pinch of caution.
Prejudices that appear concern both Serbs and Austrians. Prejudices about Austrians are positive and utterly ideal. Austria appears as a utopia, while Serbia is presented as a negative example. However, cracks appear in the story. Through grandma’s speech, it is clear that she does not fit into that utopia, as well as that she belongs to the Serbian rural discourse.
In this work, an identity gap with which everyone can identify is presented. Milka is torn between two cultures. On the one hand, she wants to be a part of an urban environment of Vienna, but on the other, she confirms some ideas about Serbs and their culture with her own presentation.