Branko is a young man of twenty five, doing a dreary job as a pharmacist in the suburbs of Tirana. He lives under the tutelage of his father, Dr. Sokrat, a socially respected oncologist, owning almost everything in his sons life, including the pharmacy where Branko, in lack of any other job, is compelled to work. Suspecting that she might be his father's secret lover, Branko enters into a romantic relationship with one of Dr. ...
Directed by: Joni Shanaj
Handsome Albanian villager Arben (the appealing Nik Xhelilaj, who looks set for a big international career) wants to marry Etleva, daughter of a neighboring clan, but her father has promised her to another man who is offering a 10,000 Euros bride price. But when it turns out Etleva is carrying Arben's child, the pressure is on for him to come up with the dowry before the baby is born -- and before her brothers ...
Directed by: Johannes Naber
"A," a Greek filmmaker living in exile in the United States, returns to his native Ptolemas to attend a special screening of one of his extremely controversial films. But A's real interest lies elsewhere--the mythical reels of the very first film shot by the Manakia brothers, who, at the dawn of the age of cinema, tirelessly criss-crossed the Balkans and, without regard for national and ethnic strife, recorded the ...
Directed by: Theo Angelopoulos
In a government purge, authorities order the dismantling of an Albanian military regiment training horses. The horses are also considered traitors, and their liquidation is ordered too. A horse trainer, Agron, defies orders to kill the regiment's prized stud and is denounced.
Directed by: Saimir Kumbaro
The events of the film take place in a small town where a group of medical students have come for their teaching practice. Shpresa, the protagonist of the film, sees among these girls, her own daughter, Vjosana, who was bom after an unhappy love and was raised in an orphanage.
Directed by: Piro Milkani
Asim, one of the sons of an old engine driver, has gone astray: he does not like to work and is not happy with the modest place he has in life; he even reproaches his father for not having "profited more from life" and for having failed" to secure a cozy future for his children". His other son, Kujtim, is a modest worker.
Directed by: Muharrem Fejzo
Agron, a new chairman of the district executive committee, feels encircled by authority of his mother in law, Frosa and some relatives and friends, which want to make use of Agron's position for their own interests.
Directed by: Saimir Kumbaro
Çaku has lost his parents during a bombardment. He gets acquainted with a partisan during the war. Caku, together with a friend of his, who imitated Chaplin and dreamed of becoming an artist, looks for the partisan till they find him. This meeting and the love and care for the war children, changes everything in his wandering life.
Within a short time, Namik disturbs the optimistic atmosphere of a group of welders, which is also reflected in his private life.
Directed by: Petrit Llanaj
After living in various European cities, militant Besim Pepa comes back in Albania during the years 1932-1936. Here, he is persecuted and imprisoned, so he has to emigrate again.
Directed by: Mevlan Shanaj