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The film "The father (Babai)" is screening also in North Africa

Prishtina, 8 December 2015 - The film "The father" of Kosovan director Visar Morina, continues its successful journey through the various world festivals. Soon, the film will go to North Africa, where on 9th of December will be screened in Marrakech, Morocco, in 15th edition of "International Festival du film de Marrakech". The news about this was confirmed by the director Morina, saying that he and the new artist, Val Maloku, will go there. The film will be twice screened in Marrakech. In the morning, the film will be screened in front of the jury and in the evening will be presented to the public, noted Morina.

“The father” is the story about a kid named Nori (Val Maloku) who sells cigarettes along with his father Gëzim (Astrit Kabashi), during 90-ties, when the father at any price wants to immigrate to Germany and his son does everything just to be with him.

The relationship between the father and the son develops up to the point where nothing between them is not as it was, because the son is eager to be alongside with his father and in the same time must face the hardships of the reality. "The father" is produced by an international team, whereas most of the actors are from Kosovo.

The key to success seems that "The father" was obtained in the 50th edition of the International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary, where triumphed with two awards to continue with another 4 awards, took at the Film Fest in Munich, and this film was twice screened in 23rd edition of the prestigious festival, The Hamptons. Apart from these, "The father" also triumphed at the Tirana International Film Festival, also known as TIFF, got a special award in the "CinEst" and other awards. This film is proposed from Kosovo for "Oscar" in the category of foreign-language films.


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