A CALL FROM YESTERDAY
XK, 2019 / 17'
Married and a father of two, he leaves his family in the countryside and goes to finish university in Prishtina. The war in Kosovo catches him unprepared and he cannot unite with his family again. He manages to go to Skopje and try to contact them, but as months pass by he hears nothing but the ringing tone. Isolated, the only thing that keeps his mind in place is a pen and a notebook.
WITHOUT A BROTHER
Alba Demiri, Genta Sefa
XK , 2019 /10'
Four women, one story. Told throughout Kosovo. The burden of being a girl, in families without boys. Full of anxiety, prejudice and courage. Pa vlla! A film overcoming gender stereotypes!
Vese Kelmendi, Eroll Bilibani
XK, 2019/ 10'
The newly-weds journey to a honeymoon turns into a journey of uncertainty and exile. A story of love, loss, longing and hope.
XK / ES, 2019 / 14'
After midnight, Lena, 37, scared and fleeing, meets Genti, 11, in an underpass in the centre of the city. After they get to know each other, they talk about the reasons for them being there. Lena claims she is waiting for her husband to pick her up, while Genti is waiting for his father. Afterwards the conversation shifts to their respective head wounds. Genti says his injury was an accident caused by his father, while Lena’s was an accident caused by her husband during their vacation in Venice.
PICK A NAME
XK / CZ, 2019 / 27'
After her asylum is refused, Nora, 20, an immigrant single mother, is exploring alternative ways to avoid deportation from Czech Republic.