Balkan Dox

Without Kosovo

Sans le Kosovo

Kosovo, United Kingdom
2017 — 21 min / Colour



My father and I take the road to retrace his exile as a 19-year-old refugee from Kosovo in 1968.

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Directors' Biography

Dea Gjinovci is a Swiss-Albanian director/producer with a background in Economics and Anthropology living in between Paris, London and Geneva. She is a 2019 Sundance Talent Forum alum and 2019 Film Independent Fellow. Her award-winning documentary short, WITHOUT KOSOVO (2017), was screened at many international festivals and won Best National Film at DokuFest IFF as well as prizes at the Global Migration FF and Festival Cine Zaragoza in 2017. Her debut feature-length documentary WAKE UP ON MARS (2020) received support from the Sundance Film Institute and Ford Foundation JustFilms, and won the “Perspectives d’un doc” pitch award at Visions du Réel 2018 and it was selected at the Visions du Réel 2020 Online Edition. In June 2018, she co-founded Amok Films with fellow filmmaker Antoine Goldet in Paris.

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Dea Gjinovci


Vikram Jayanti


Dea Gjinovci

Benjamin Chevallier


Dea Gjinovci


Ben Golotta

Screenings & Awards

DokuFest, Kosovo, 2017
Best National Film

Visions du Réel , Switzerland, 2017

Porto/Post/Doc, Portugal, 2017

This Human World, IHRFF, Austria, 2017

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