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A Pigeon's Song

Kënga e Pëllumbit

Albania, Belgium
2021 — 16' / Color

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Synopsis

Awake each morning by the voice of a pigeon, the filmmaker reads his great-grandfather's prison diary. He learns that a pigeon accompanied him too while he wrote. This solitary, timeless pigeon fills the gaps of what is forgotten, awaking unspoken family wounds.

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Director Biography

Eneos Çarka is a Los Angeles based filmmaker. He graduated from DocNomads Masters on Creative Documentary and he is currently a PhD student and Annenberg Fellow in Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Southern California. His films have screened at numerous festivals, galleries, and cultural events such as Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin in Musée du Louvre, Message to Man IFF, and Festival dei Popoli among others. They focus on character studies and deal with memory, identity, and family relations, paying particular attention to issues of representations and experimenting with various approaches to cinema.

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Director

Eneos Çarka

Producer

Frederik Nicolai

Cinematographer

Beatrice Florack

Eneos Çarka

Editor

Eneos Çarka

Sound

Aurélien Lebourg

Contact

Eneos Çarka
[email protected]