August 3, 2018 · 12:01 PM
The 17th Dokufest
Approximately 85 documentary features screen at this event in Prizren, Kosovo.
While curating films from all over the world, work from the Balkans takes the spotlight, including: Ivan Ramljak’s HOME OF THE RESISTANCE
, about a retirement home for WWII fighters in a small Croatian town; Fisnik Maxhuni and Benoît Goncerut’s ZVICRA
, which explores the search for identity by Albanian immigrants in Switzerland; Jelena Maksimović and Dušan Grubin’s TAURUNUM BOY
, a Serbian coming of ager; Damir Čučić’s SUMMERHOUSE
, about a Croatian radio docudrama author and his subjects; Josip Lukić’s MOMSY
, a personal film about the Croatian filmmaker and his mother; and Kreshnik Jonuzi, Luftar Von Rama, and Charlie Askew’s TRIUMPH
, which explores the complexities of Eastern European politics through the experiences of the Albanian national soccer team.