Si në Vaj

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Director

Aulona Selmani

Duration

23 min

Language

OV Albanian | German

Genre

Short, fiction

Cast

Ilire Vinca, Margarita Lajqi

Country

Switzerland

Year

2023

Distributor

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Synopsis

Once a young widow, Nadie is under constant scrutiny from her intruding sisters-in-law. But then a self-portrait from her past emerges and puts her way of life into question.

Biografie

Born in 1997 in Binningen, Switzerland. She grew up in Kosovo and started writing short stories and poems at the age of eight. In 2015, she decided to study film at the University of Pristina. During this time she freelanced in the film industry. She has done 9 short films in total, including «Pariah State», «Si Në Vaj» and «And The Wind Weeps». She is currently working on her first feature film «Serra» (AT) with Langfilm as a producer. Last year, 2022, she was a Jury Member for the Nest Section of San Sebastian Film Festival. In June 2023, she graduated with a Master's degree in Directing from the ZHdK.

Program

A Short Trip

Erenik Beqiri | 2023Short, Drama17 min

Prishtinë 2002

Trëndelina Halili | 2022Short, fiction20 min

Si në Vaj

Aulona Selmani | 2023Short, fiction23 min

A Normal Life

Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi & Hugo Berkeley | 2003Documentary63 min

The Future Is Better Comrade

Blerta Haziraj | 2023Documentary, Short14 min

I Love You More

Erblin Nushi | 2023Drama93 min

Ka Me Kalu

Flonja Kodheli | 2021Short28 min

Salon

Zgjim Terziqi | 2019Short14 min

About Living

Sezer Salihi | 2023Short, Documentary6 min

The Land Within + Q&A

Fisnik Maxville | 2022Fiction108 min

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