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 its German Premiere as part of Feature Film Competition at Film Festival Cottbus, to be held from 5 – 10 November 2019.
The FilmFestival Cottbus was first held in 1991 in the immediate post-reunification era and is regarded as the most important festival of Eastern European Cinema worldwide. The host city of Cottbus is located 120 km southeast of Berlin and is a gateway to the east, only a few miles away from the border to Poland in the bilingual (German/Sorbian) Lausitz region in the state of Brandenburg.
Every year, filmmakers, producers and actors from Eastern and Central Europe meet in Cottbus. The film industry platform “connecting cottbus” plays an important role in bringing together filmmakers, producers and potential financiers. It even pushes some projects from the first idea to the actual film. FilmFestival Cottbus is a hallmark as a consumer and industry meeting alike.