|Sdition:||Roser Corella, Pascale Fakhry|
|Sound:||Roser Corella, Manuela Schininá|
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Out of Competition
30' / 2013 / Spain
English and spanish subtitled
OUT OF COMPETITION
The centuries-old custom of blood feuds has started blighting lives in Albania since the collapse of communism, particulary in the mountains of north, where many families are living locked down in their houses in fear of bloodvengeance. The ancestral code of “Kanun”, which has governed rural life in Albania for five centuries of foreign occupation, include the right to murder to avenge an earlier killing: “blood must be paid with blood”.
Bristol Encounters Short Film Festival 2013 / Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival 2013 / Festival Paris Courts Devant 2013 / Jameson CineFest Molkolc Int. Film Festival 2013 / Festival Internacional de cine de Lanzarote 2014 / IWOIFF - Islands in the World Oceania Int. Film Festival 2014
Audiovisual director and independent documentary film-maker Roser Corella (Barcelona, 1978) began her audiovisual career as a director of features for television until she started producing her own documentary film projects. Her first film, Hombre máquina, co-directed with Alfonso Moral, was highly acclaimed in international festivals, and was awarded more than twenty prizes, such as CANAL+ Award at the Women's Film Festival of Creteil (France) and First place for “Long-Form Multimedia Documentary” at Picture of the Year International (USA) amongst others.
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