A Look Into Celebrity Amina Zhaman’s Rise to Fame

Multi-talented artist Amina Zhaman is an international sensation. Her rise to fame is attributed to her own skills and abilities, wether it is directing films, playing life-changing roles, theatre plays, singing or composing music, Amina Zhaman can do it all. After New York City success, director Amina Zhaman returns to stage production in Russia. Her…

Egzon Bislimi in new series “Golden Eagles”

Egzon Bislimi is a young actor from Macedonia. In the following interview for NY Elite he talks about his new project series “Golden Eagles” (Shqiponjat e Arta) starring Xhelal Fera, Ismail Kasumi, Laura Krliu, directed by the successful filmmaker Hadis Sen.  The series is filmed in various locations including Gostivar, Skopie, Tirana, Kukes, Prishtina, Prizren, etc.…

Sam Brooks making headway as lead actor

Born and raised in Nashville Tennessee, southern educate is embedded in the roots of Sam Brooks. Grew up with a tribe met through divine intervention and their intention was to live. Amid a city of musicians their mission was to create organized noise. Instruments no longer toys just boys that enjoyed making music. From late…

On the set with award-winning director Ibër Deari

Ibër Deari lends his creative direction in many projects, and each year he is sure to bring films and documentaries that wow the audiences world-wide. Winner of Best Director and Best Short at the NYAFW in New York, Ibër Deari and lead actor Mirsad Abazi made appearances at the Red Carpet at the SVA Theatre. Director,…

Jamal Hodge Review Of The New York Albanian Film Week

Fresh from the 2017 Cannes Film Festival Jamal Hodge is a multi-award winning director and producer of several films, including The Jump, The Kind Ones, and Knockout Game. While The Kind Ones and Knockout came will continue their festival runs in the Fall, you can catch The Jump in its last theatrical screening at The People’s Film Festival SATURDAY,…

Peter Malota is honored with the Excellence in Arts Award

Legendary filmmaker Peter Malota is honored with the Excellence in Arts Award at the 6th Edition of New York Albanian Film Week. The award recognizes Mr. Malota for his creations and contributions to the excellence of the arts. The award is given to outstanding artists who have demonstrated lifetime achievement in art.

‘Hije’ by Jotti Ejlli wins Outstanding Artistic Achievement

Director Jotti Ejlli won the Outstanding Artistic Achievement at the 2017 NYAFW. His film “Hije” premiered at the Opening Ceremony of the film festival on May 26, 2017 at the SVA Theatre. Artistic Achievement is a Special Award presented at the 6th edition of New York Albanian Film Week in recognition of a filmmaker’s contribution to cinema.…

Arta Muçaj wins Best Actress in New York

All eyes were on Arta Muçaj during the screening of “Home Sweet Home” directed by Faton Bajraktari, produced by Trim Musliu. Arta stood out from the rest of the actors, along side Best Actor, Donat Qosja. Arta Muçaj is the winner for the 2017 New York Albanian Film Week “Best Actress” Award for her leading role in “Home in…