Father

  • October 24, 2020 / 15:00
  • November 4, 2020 / 18:00

Director: Visar Morina
Cast: 
Val Maloku, Astrit Kabashi, Adriana Matoshi , Enver Petrovci, Xhavdet Jashari
Kosovo, Macedonia, France, 2015, 103', DCP, color
Albanian, Serbian with Turkish subtitles

Visar Morina's feature film debut tells the dramatic story of a young Kosovar boy called Nori. Ten-year old Nori and his father Gesim earn their living by selling cigarettes in Kosovo of the nineties. When abandoned by Gesim, who leaves for Germany, Nori decides to follow him. After a dangerous and eventful journey, Nori reunites with his father in Germany. But chances of them staying in Germany look bleak, and thus Nori will need to grow up at an early age. Father was Kosovo’s Oscar nominee in 2015.

Bota

Bota

Father

Father

Open Door

Open Door

Trailer

Father

From the Age of Reason to the “Tortoise Trainer”

From the Age of Reason to the “Tortoise Trainer”

A Salon exhibition held in the Grand Palais in Paris on May 1, 1906 showcased an Ottoman painting. This was Osman Hamdi Bey’s famous “Tortoise Trainer”. 

Girl in a Blue Dress

Girl in a Blue Dress

This life-size portrait of a girl is a fine example of the British art of portrait painting in the early 18th century. The child is shown posing on a terrace, which is enclosed at the right foreground by the plinth of a pillar; the background is mainly filled with trees and shrubs. 

At The Well

At The Well

Tadeusz Ajdukiewicz discovered the Orient in 1877, touring Syria, Egypt, Turkey, and the Crimea with Władysław Branicki. This experience made a profound impression on him, and he was to continuously revisit Eastern themes in his works for the rest of his life.