bjeshkë / mountain

A film by: Grégoire Verbeke

Springtime in northern Albania sparks the herding of goats from the lowlands, up to the towering mountainsides. Prek Gjoni is moving his livestock with the help of Jovalin. Will broken shoes and an umbrella suffice for the 4-day walk?

Country: Belgium
Length: 14’44”
Completion: 06/2018
Genre: documentary
Themes: Human interest, animals, work, nature
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Albanian
Subtitles: English

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Festivals:

  1. Sheffield Doc/Fest, United Kingdom (7 – 12 June, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
  2. Herceg Novi Film Festival, Montenegro (1 – 7 August, 2018)
    Official Competition
  3. Cervino Cine MountainFestival, Italy (4 – 12 August, 2018)
    International Competition
  4. Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kosovo (3 – 11 August, 2018)
    Short Dox Competition
  5. Film Festival della Lessinia, Italy (24 August – 2 September, 2018)
    International CompetitionWon: Jury Prize
  6. FIDBA – Buenos Aires International Documentary Film Festival, Argentina (12 – 19 September, 2018)
    Official Competition
  7. Batumi International Art-house Film Festival, Georgia (16 – 24 September, 2018)
    International Short Film Competition
  8. KineNova Skopje Film Fest, Macedonia (3 – 13 October, 2018)
    International Short Film Competition
  9. RAVAC International Film Festival, Republic of Moldova (4 – 7 October, 2018)
    International Short Competition
  10. Environmental Film Festival Australia, Australia (12 – 19 October, 2018)
    Official Selection
  11. London Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (11 – 20 January, 2019)
    International Competition

Director: Grégoire Verbeke
Producer: Grégoire Verbeke
Editor: Grégoire Verbeke
Photography: Grégoire Verbeke
Sound design & Mixing: Gedeon Depauw
Colorist: Bart Verraest
Production assistants: Ardit Jubani & Enkeled Qosaj
Translation: Baton Bakija & Ardit Jubani