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2021 | Switzerland, Albania, Kosovo | 83 min | Documentary
Director: Blerta Basholli
Producers: Yll Uka, Valon Bajgora, Agon Uka

Fahrije’s husband has been missing since the war in Kosovo, and along with their grief, her family is struggling financially. In order to provide for them, she launches a small agricultural business, but in the traditional patriarchal village where she lives, her ambition and efforts to empower herself and other women are not seen as positive things. She struggles not only to keep her family afloat but also against a hostile community that is rooting for her to fail.

Winner at the online Sundance film festival this year, picking up the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic, Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic, and Directing Award: World Cinema Dramatic prizes.

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