With the introductory word Makfire Miftari, executive director of the film festival ‘Goddess in Fron’ and Besim Ajeti, director and founder, opened this year’s XI edition of the film festival ‘Gods in the Fron’.
This edition is being held from 23 to 27 August 2018, and has a rich program with various movie categories that will be screened in three cinemas – in the static train wagon, the train station and the Armada Cinema – to raise awareness of the preservation of a beautiful part of the capital. Within the program are also various professional workshops. The first evening was followed by the regional premiere of Lithuanian-Latvian-Croatian co-production “Breathing Into Marble”.
The winners in the different categories will be announced by a jury composed of artists: Edward Mingard (director, United Kingdom), Mark Norfolk (director, United Kingdom), Agim Sopi (director, Kosovo), Kimete Berisha (publicist, , Naser Shatrolli (playwright, Kosovo) and Star Berisha (director, Kosovo).
Today’s program features short, long, documentary films, as well as children’s shows within the HYJNESHA Kids segment. The films appear in three of the above cinemas.
24 August 2018
Icons – Director: Ronnie Cramer 5.10min, United States, 2018
Just Words – Director: Ilia Antonenko 23.57min. Russian Federation, 2015
Fahroozan – Director: Mirabbas Khosravinezhad 12 min. Iran, 2017
Cold Feet – Director: Keishi Suenaga 27min. Japan, 2017
Greek Maniera – Director: Kirineos Papadimatos 13.15min. Greece, 2017
Category: Documentary Film
Plague – Director: Koldo Almandoz 9.58min. spain
Los Mambsies – Director: Russell McMahon, Kamrin Nielsen 12.09min. USA
Category: Feature Film
Haldaa – Director: Tauquir Ahmed 95 min. Bangladesh, 2017 (EU premiere, European premiere).
Cinema: Train Station Prishtina
My short words – Director: Bekir Bulbul 70 min. Turkey, 2017 (Children’s Artistic Film / Kid’s Movie)
Whats inside “Goddess on the throne” – Director: Mikio Saito 2’32 “, Japan (Children’s animated short film)