Kiss Me, Now
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    Kiss Me, Now

    Directed by

    Kosovo

    2020

    6 min

    • No dialogue

    Experimental

    Close-ups of people kissing. Versions of kissing and versions of involvement in a kiss. Is the kisser in the same level with the kissed one?

    Credits

    Cinematography
    Norika Sefa
    Editing
    Norika Sefa
    Production
    CIRCLE PRODUCTION
    Norika Sefa

    Norika Sefa

    Kosovo

    I like to capture something happening in the set which cannot be communicated. It’s a kind of storytelling that doesn’t assume that you are watching the scenes thinking about what is going to happen, but rather what is happening.

    Norika Sefa is a Kosovo born filmmaker. She graduated from FAMU in Prague. Her films are fragmentary, oneiric pieces in the way they distill atmosphere rather than stick to a conventional narrative and very heterogeneous in style, merging fiction and documentary. She has made shorts including CHEERS (2015), FLUTTER (2016), and KISS ME, NOW (2020), along with  DESDE ARRIBA (2020), a hybrid documentary made under the guidance of Werner Herzog in the Peruvian jungle. LOOKING FOR VENERA (2021) is her first feature film and premiered at IFF Rotterdam, winning a special jury award in the Tiger competition. Norika is currently developing her next feature film set in Kosovo.

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