Kiem Holijanda

A film by: Sarah Veltmeyer

The brothers Andi (13) en Florist (20) live in a poor and desolate village in Kosovo. By selling milk they earn just enough money to support the family. When Andi discovers a card of a Dutch porn star in their bedroom, he needs a telephone to watch it. He is so obsessed with it, he doesn’t notice his brother has chosen this day to say goodbye to him.

Country: the Netherlands
Length: 14’ 07”
Completion: 09/2017
Genre: fiction, youth, coming-of-age
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Albanian
Subtitles: English

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Festivals:

  • Nederlands Film Festival, Netherlands (20 – 29 September, 2017)
    Gouden Kalf Competition
  • Berlin International Film Festival, Germany (15 – 25 February, 2018)
    Generation 14plus Competition Won: Crystal Bear for the Best Short Film
  • Festival International de Films de Femmes, France (9 – 18 March, 2018)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Internationaal Filmfestival Assen | Vrouw & Film, the Netherlands (11 – 12 March, 2018)
    KersVers Competition
  • Landshut Short Film Festival, Germany (14 – 19 March, 2018)
    Official Competition
  • Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg, Germany (14 – 21 March, 2018)
    International Competition
  • Festival of Tolerance, Slovenia (18 – 23 March, 2018)
    Educational screenings
  • Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (11 – 15 April, 2018)
    Dutch Competition

Director: Sarah Veltmeyer
Screenplay: Tom Bakker, Sarah Veltmeyer
Producer: Jeroen Beker, Sabine Veenendaal
Cinematographer: Stephan Polman
Sound: Taco Drijfhout
Editor: Fatih Tura
Composer: Arend Bruijn, Hans Nieuwenhuijsen
Production design: Tim Balk
Cast: Andi Bajgora, Florist Bajgora