Biography

Born in Kosovo, award-winning film director Lendita Zeqiraj is declared ‘National Filmmaker of the Year 2014’, and won “The Annual Film Excellence Award for Cinematic Achievements” by the Kosovo Ministry of Culture. She's worked on a number of shorts and documentary films, which have participated in over 300 International Film Festivals, such as International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Thessaloniki, Cairo, Leeds, Vilnius etc., winning prizes in a number of them. Her last short film FENCE (2018), won Best Short award at Palm Springs Int’l ShortFest, Hamptons and New Orleans film festival and has been triple Qualified for Oscar® Academy Award, and continues traveling throughout worldwide film festivals. Her previous short film BALCONY (2013), premiered at 70th Venice Film Festival and screened at over 170 International Film Festivals, such as Telluride Film Festival, Palm Springs Short Fest, Warsaw Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival etc. and won over 35 international awards, including the Special Jury Award at the AFI FEST 2013. Her latest feature AGA'S HOUSE (2019) is selected in competition at KVIFF 2019.

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