Works-In-Progress Narrative: Vera Dreams of the Sea

Kosovo | Kaltrina Krasniqi

April 16, 2021

Vera’s plans for an unexpected windfall are suddenly in jeopardy when she is forced to negotiate for her family’s future with the old-men of Kosovo's underworld.

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  • Director: Kaltrina Krasniqi
  • Country: Kosovo

Kaltrina Krasniqi

Director Biography
Kaltrina Krasniqi is an award winning Kosovo based film director and researcher working in film, television and digital humanities since early 2000. She is a founding member of Kosovo Oral History Initiative—a digital archive where personal histories of individuals from various paths of life are recorded and published, and a co-founder of the popular Prishtina café—bookshop, Dit’ e Nat’; a non formal setting for promotion of film, literature and music.

She graduated in Film Directing in the University of Prishtina in 2004 and in 2011 completed her MA in Kosovo’s Institute for Journalism and Communication. In 2015 she continued her professional development in the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with focus in Film Producing. Her last film “SARABANDE” (2018) premiered in ZagrebDox, was awarded as Best Documentary in Cinalfama Film Festival and was a nominee in short documentary competition at Camerimage Festival 2018.

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