Albania, 2015, 17 min
Living with her mother on the outskirts of a small city in northern Albania, Drande takes care of the property she owns. Two cottonwood trees have to be chopped down. Drande is a „Burnesha“: she has chosen the life of a man. By portaying Drande’s choice to lead an independent life, the film depicts the vanishing phenomenon of Burneshas in Northern Albania and the consequences this lifestyle entains.
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Felix Hergert, 1989, born in Lucerne. Nowadays he’s living and filming in Zurich. Time will tell.
Göttinger Int’l Ethnographic Film Festival 2016