Koli is a good-looking young man living and studying in Tirana happily. But he is taken away from city life and returns to his home village because his father is dying. Unfortunately his family is burdened by a vendetta that Koli is supposed to make amends for. First he hides out of fear of dying, but soon he returns to Tirana to continue his usual lifestyle. But his fear is accompanying him. It is hard to flee from old customs and traditions.

Albania 2009
Regie: Artan Minarolli
100 min, 35mm, Farbe, OF mit dt./frz. UT read more


Two young couples get ready to leave their home countries Serbia and Albania hoping to find a better life in Western Europe. But there is a lot in the way of the fulfillment of their dreams, particularly the fact that the obstacles that are in the way of their journeys carry in them the story of a past that they had believed was long-forgotten. HONEYMOONS is the first Serbian-Albanian coproduction ever.

Serbia/AL 2009
Regie: Goran Paskaljević
95 min, 35mm, Farbe, OF mit dt./frz. UT
Eröffnungsfilm 19. IFFI
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Sarajevo City of Film is the fund supporting the realization of short micro-budget films, created through artistic and technical cooperation between the young film authors from South-Eastern Europe. In this way the Sarajevo Film Festival wants to initiate the creation of a new network of young talented and creative authors of the region whose work represents the future of the regional cinematography.
FRIGIDANCE Kelmend Karun, Bosnia-Herzegovina/Albania 2010, 9 min SMART GIRLS Hana Jušić & Sonja Tarokić, Bosnia-Herzegovina/Croatia 2010, 24 min REVERSE Georgis Grigorakis, Bosnia-Herzegovina/Greece 2010, 19 min THE TICKET COLLECTOR Catalin Musat, Bosnia-Herzegovina/Romania 2010, 24 min read more