“Home Sweet Home” film to screen in New York May 27

“Home Sweet Home” is a feature film by Faton Bajraktari, written by Zymber Kelmendi, produced by Trim Musliu. The film has been an official selection at several international film festivals including, Karlovy Vary, Cairo, India, Thesaloniki, Cottbus, etc. It will screen at the Albanian Film in New York on May 27, 2017 at 8:30PM at PC Theatre (358 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036), followed by Q&A. 

The talented cast includes Donat Qosja, Arta Muçaj, Shkumbin Istrefi, Mona Mustafa, Lea Qosja, Albin Bajraktari, etc. The main characters are “Agroni” played by Donat Qosja, “Hana” played by Arta Muçaj and “Bashkimi” played by Shkumbin Istrefi.

“We are honored that the film will be screened at the Albanian Film Week in NY film festival, which has become very successful in such a short time. We are happy that the American audience will get to see our film and we are thankful of United States for being the main contributor of our country’s freedom,” said Trim Musliu in an interview for Prishtina Press newspaper.

Synopsis: Agron, a soldier for the Kosovo Liberation Army, was long considered dead after he went missing during the war. One fine day, he returns home, to the shock of his family: his wife Hana, and his children Drita, Luan and Blerta.

As the family copes with the new situation, with the help of family friend and former fellow soldier-turned-school headmaster Bashkim, they try to find the best way of breaking the news to the whole village. But everyone has moved on and adjusted to life without Agron.

To purchase tickets to “Home Sweet Home” and other films screening at the AFW festival visit EventBrite. The festival takes place May 26-29 with a red carpet event on May 26 at 7:00PM at the prestigious SVA Theatre. For more visit http://albanianfilmweek.net.

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