“AGA’S HOUSE” by Lendita Zeqiraj is set to have its Croatian Premiere at 67th PULA FILM FESTIVAL, in a Minority Co-Production Competition section. Pula Film Festival, established in 1954. It is held in a Roman amphitheater known as the Pula Arena. Pula Film Festival is the oldest film festival in Croatia and Balkan region, this year edition will be held from 18th to 26th July 2020.
Apart from film screenings open to the public, the annual Croatian film industry awards are also traditionally presented at the festival. The awards presented at the festival (called Golden Arenas) are the main national film awards in the country and they serve as the Croatian equivalent of the American Academy Awards, British BAFTA Awards, Spain’s Goya Awards, France’s César Award, etc.
“Aga’s House” by Lendita Zeqiraj won big at the fourth edition of the Aswan International Women’s Film Festival (AIWFF), which ended after a week-long run attended by dozens of Egyptian and international filmmakers and critics.
“Aga’s House” was named Best Feature Film, its maker Lendita Zeqiraj won Best Director, and its star Rozafa Celaj was named Best Actress, film also won the Jury’s critics award by Egyptian Film Critics Association.
AGA’S HOUSE travels back to France, as part of official selection at 15th Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Rouen, to be held from 3 – 8 March 2020.
15th Central and Eastern European Film Festival has a mission to discover the latest films from Central and Eastern European countries, new and innovative films, both by their form and their content, on societies where they come from.
AGA’S HOUSE travels back to India as part of contemporary world cinema selection at 12th edition of BIFFES, the Bengaluru International Film Festival scheduled to be held during February 26th – March 4th, 2020 in Bengaluru City.
The film festival is being organized by the Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy for the Government of Karnataka. Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka State in India, is an important center of International film culture in keeping with Karnataka’s glorious heritage and the State’s achievements in the fields of literature, fine arts, and cinema. The Kannada Film Industry has made significant contribution to the quality and range of cinematic expression and grown to produce over 200 films every year. Films from Karnataka have won national and international recognition and critical acclaim at various International Film Festivals, over the years.
AGA’S HOUSE travels back to Spain to be part of International Film and Human Rights Festival of Valencia – HUMANS FEST, to be held from 18th February to 1st March 2020.
The International Film and Human Rights Festival of Valencia – HUMANS FEST is organized by Funadación por la Justicia, in collaboration with different NGOs from Valencia. The main aim is to sensitize and raise awareness about Humans Rights through art and culture.
The purpose of the Festival is to promote a kind of cinema that shakes hearts and minds of society. For this reason we bet on a selection of documentaries, offering a rough and first handed looks at different themes treated: LGBTI rights, the right to access to education, immigration among others.
Aga’s House by Lendita Zeqiraj will have its Egyptian Premiere at Aswan International Women Film Festival to be held from February 10th – 16th, 2020.
Established in 2017 by Mohamed Abdel Khaled, Aswan International Women Film Festival has quickly become one of Egypt’s premier film events. It is conducted in coordination between the Egyptian ministries of culture and tourism, under the supervision of the National Council for Women. The festival attracts an international audience of celebrities and politicians from the Arab world and beyond.
Aga’s House by Lendita Zeqiraj will have its Nordic Premiere at prestigious Göteborg Film Festival to be held from January 24th – February 3rd 2020.
In 43 years, Göteborg Film Festival has developed and grown strong and today is the largest film festival in the Nordic countries and the most important annual meeting place in the Nordic film industry.
Today, the film festival is also one of the biggest cultural events in Sweden and the audience’s response testifies to the fact that the event has found its place in both hearts and minds. What once started as a bold dream of two cineasts has become a stable and appreciated part of Swedish cultural life and a significant player in the international film industry.
The festival runs for eleven days during the month of January-February and attracts around 160,000 visitors. During the festival period, about 450 films from some 80 countries will be shown in about 1,000 screenings.
Great News from the east and from the west! AGA’S HOUSE by Lendita Zeqiraj has been awarded with SPECIAL JURY AWARD at Kolkata International film festival in India, SPECIAL MENTION at ZINEBI Bilbao International Film Festival in Spain and CINEDAYS Festival of European Film in Skopje, North Macedonia.
AGA’S HOUSE by Lendita Zeqiraj won OUTSTANDING ACTRESS AWARD for its female ensamble at Film Festival Cottbus in Germany. Director Lendita Zeqiraj received award in the name of her cast, Rozafa Celaj, Adriana Matoshi, Shengyl Ismaili, Melihate Qena and Molike Maxhuni.
“AGA’S HOUSE” by Lendita Zeqiraj will have it’s French Premiere at Les Arcs Film Festival, as part of HAUTEUR Section, A selection of bold films tackling contemporary major subjects. Nothing is too difficult to grasp for these authors, personally selected across Europe by Festival’s Artistic Director, Frederic Boyer!
The Festival has become a major cultural event with a focus on the promotion of the European in its diversity and of the many talents our continent has to offer. Located in the Alps, in one of the most beautiful ski resorts in the world, the Festival gives you both the chance to enjoy the first snows of the year and to attend screenings all day long in the presence of their crews. Unforgettable parties, special events, concerts and DJ sets are also organized at night!