Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

Nine year old Aga lives with his mother and four other women in mountain location in Kosovo. Aga tries to make some money by selling cigarettes but his main goal is to search for his missing father. The only male figure in his life is Cera who is brutal and harsh even though he keeps an eye on Aga, who is too young to understand the reason why he lives with all the women. When an unexpected emergency arises, Aga is forced to help out and that sets in a sequence of events that exposes him to the truth.

Film Festivals

Awards - Karlovy Vary IFF (FEDEORA Award - Special Mention), Bosphorus FF (Best Actress), Cinedays Skopje FF (Best Film of the CineBalkan Selection - Special Mention), Kolkata IFF (Special Jury Award), ODA Tetova IFF (Cine Balkan Panorama - Best Actress), Tirana IFF (Audience Award), Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films (ZINEBI First Film Award - Special Mention)

Nominations - Karlovy Vary IFF (East of West Award, FIPRESCI Prize for Best Film), Ljubljana IFF (FIPRESCI Prize for Best Film), Kolkata IFF (Festival Prize), Calgary IFF (Best International Feature for Best Film)