Babai Wins Two Awards in Karlovy Vary!

The film by Kosovar filmmaker Visar Morina can be seen in Motovun soon...

The winners of the 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival were proclaimed Saturday, 11 July. Among them is the German-Kosovar film Babai you will have an opportunity to see in Motovun Film Festival's main program this year.

The five-member jury (Tim League, Angelina Nikonova, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Hengameh Panahi and OndÅ™ej Zach) proclaimed Visar Morina the best director and the film won Europa Cinemas Label Jury Award, given to Best European Film in Official Selection.

This feature debut of a talented Kosovar filmmaker very skillfully depicts the complex emotions of a child and the sad fate of illegal immigrants. The story of ten-year-old Nori takes place in Kosovo, in Germany, and on the road between the two countries. His father Gezim dominates Nori's entire world. One day, in search for a better life, Gezim leaves for work in the ‘West’. Nori cannot accept his absence.

Check out the trailer here.

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