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Overview – 14th BBB Short Film Festival

Delving into the stories of the Competition Programme of the 14th edition of Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival “Edgetales” The 14th edition of the BBB Short Film Festival featured a competition programme of thirty-three short films which all fell under the umbrella of this year’s theme: ‘Edgetales’, prioritising diverse and inclusive stories, so desperately […]

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Reality battles the unseen: nature, mysticism, and human complexity in Greek, North Macedonian, and Kosovan film contribution

Film is the only medium that transcends distance and national boundaries, making it possible to connect the world from an open visual perspective. In its 13th edition, “Balkans Beyond Borders” exhibits a magnificent connection between Greece, North Macedonia, and Kosovo. The three pillars of mysticism, nature, and human complexity are combined into one and offer […]

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DIARY: SCREENING REMEMBRANCE

The 13 th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival Competition programme comprises in its final 2022 category, DIARY, five peculiar journal entries written with light. You will find some are in Greek, English and Lebanese, other in Albanian, Russian, Gagauz, Serbian or Montenegrin, but, like the spine of a book, the language of memory and […]

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WORK DUTY: WHERE DOES IT LEAVE YOU?

In my viewpoint, to embark on a rescue mission attempt of a desperately disparate “you” in “work duty” means to know yourself well enough outside of your professional life to be able to recognize and answer your own call for help. Should expressing the need for support only look like staring in the mirror at […]

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ALONE IN YOUR DECISIONS: THE RED THREAD OF GRIEF & SOCIOPOLITICAL CONSCIOUSNESS AT WORK

Kosovo 1998. It only takes a quick online search these days to loosely be made aware of some of the crucial implications and nuances that director Jelena Vujović surely considered much closely when making the aforementioned specific time-jump act as temporal background for how a Romeo and Juliet forbidden love story is destined to fall […]

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WHERE DO I BELONG? THE WORLD IS NOT OURS…OUR TRANSIENT LIFE IS

During early self-assessments of personal identity specific social and institutional systems that mediate each phase of our growing up in society are bound to come up as contributing factors. Still, there is no invisible threshold through which a person can just walk through and find themselves, on the other side, instantly knowing how to live […]

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