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European Film Festival in Kosovo

The European Film Festival 2021 got underway on 21 July in Kosovo. This is the third time that  Kosovo is joining this important annual European cinematographic event.


The special feature of this year’s edition is a short film competition. Three awards will be given for the best film, the best actor, and the best director. The jury is made up of director Lendita Zeqiraj,  producer Shpat Deda, and actor Armend Smajli. Over two weeks, there will be ten screenings of local productions participating in the competition, and five international screenings from the European Film Festival platform. Film screenings will take place at Europe House and Kino Armata in Pristina, Europe House in Mitrovica, and the open air cinema in Gjakova/Dakovica. The festival will end on 30 July with an award ceremony.


The European Film Festival is one of the most important events of European and world cinematography. With a tradition spanning over 30 years, the festival is held annually and is supported by the European Union and  organised and supervised by CineEuropa.

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Source: Europe House Kosovo

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