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"Hidden Among You" wins a prize at the Balkan Film Festival

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
“Kristi Pinderi: A small town like Pogradec needs strong courage to accept this film.”
 
 
The first Albanian short documentary “Hidden Among You” that reveal the life of one gay and one lesbian couple won a special prize at the second edition of Balkan Film Food Festival in Pogradec.
 
One of the member of the international Jury Anne Poulsen announced this prize during a ceremony at the Cinema of Pogradec. Kristi Pinderi, one of the co-authors of this film said that "A small town like Pogradec needs strong courage to accept a film that is focused on such a topic and with this prize we saw another added value of Pogradec: the tolerance".
 
"Hidden among you" is the title of this film. Other films from all over the Balkans were also competing at this festival.
 
"No one’s son", a film of Arsen Ostojic from Croatia won the first prize for a long film in this festival.
 
Source: http://historiaime.com/al/english/98-the-first-short-documentary-about-lgbt-wins-a-special-prize-at-balkan-film-festival.html
 
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