04 Apr, 2020
In light of the current COVID-19 situation that is unfolding across the world, DokuFest announces a daily film screening of a short film produced through our Documentary Film Production Centre, until the current situation ends.
Film Screening Day 19
THE EXAM by Lulzim Zeqiri
Year of Production: 2012
Length: 15 min.
A moving, personal documentary captures the filmmakers fifty-four year old immigrant Kosovo mother as she attempts to pass an all-important German language test. Painter and video artist Zeqiri frames a cold and unforgiving Austria through the window of his mother’s apartment as she struggles through the difficult words and phrases.
Produced through “Human Rights Film Factory – Stories From the Kosovo Margins” a project aimed at emerging filmmakers from Kosovo, Albania, FYR of Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Montenegro. The program was funded by EU and managed by European Union Office in Kosovo and implemented by DokuFest.