Lucid Dreaming: CONVERSATIONS WITH 29 FILMMAKERS is a beautiful collection of deeply engaging interviews conducted and edited by writer and film curator Pamela Cohn. Our director Kaltrina Krasniqi is one of the filmmakers interviewed where among other things she talks about the process of making Sarabande documentary and her current film project Vera Dreams of the Sea. Lucid Dreaming is published by OR Books and now is available here. More on the content of the book and other voices represented in it can be read in this thorough review.
After a great festival run, Sarabande is released worldwide in the prestigious online documentary VOD platform DAFilms. This online portal is a display of a very diverse library of documentary films sharply curated by festival selectors from different parts of the world.
Our film is here, go watch it!
Doc Alliance is the result of a partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals: CPH:DOX, Doclisboa, Millennium Docs Against Gravity FF, DOK Leipzig, FIDMarseille, Ji.hlava IDFF and Visions du Réel.
Our film’s next destination is Tampere, Finland! We are exited that Sarabande has been selected to be part of WOMEX 2019, a beautifully curated film program which appreciates and nourishes the deep relationship between film and music.
Sarabande will be screened in two slots:
Market Screening | Friday, October 25, 11am, Small Audi Tampere Hall
Public Screening | Saturday, October 26, 16:30pm, Arthouse Cinema Niagara
Our director Kaltrina Krasniqi will accompany the film for a Q&A after the screening as well as participate in a panel on the role of film in preservation of music which takes place on October 25. More details on the latter here!
We are happy to announce that Sarabande has been officially selected for the 8th edition of AmDocs – American Documentary Film Festival 2019 that is held annually in Palm Springs, California. This screening is very special to us for two reasons: it is our film’s North American premiere and it is our third Oscar qualifying selection. See the details here!
We are exited to announce that our documentary will screen in the fifth edition of Porto/Post/Doc |as part of the special program We’ve Only Just Begun: Kosovo Stories curated by Veton Nurkollari, the artistic director of Dokufest.
Portugal has hosted us two times this year and that makes us very happy especially since this beautiful country is an important character in our film.
Sarabande insists in speaking through poetic imagery therefore, we are delighted to announce that it has been selected to be part of Documentary Short Competition in CAMERIMAGE Film Festival 2018 – a platform which celebrates the art of cinematography for a quarter of century.
Short documentary films awarded the Golden Frog during Camerimage festival are granted consideration in the Documentary Short Subject category of the Annual Academy Awards®.
The festival takes place in Bydgoszcz, Poland from 10th-17th of November. Our director and DoP of the film Kaltrina Krasniqi will attend the event and join the audience for a Q&A afterwards. Check the screening date and join us!
SARABANDE gets its UK premier in The London International Documentary Festival |29 November -2 December 2018|, a BAFTA recognized A category festival. Our documentary will be shown this November in the Short Documentary Section 2018 – winners in this category qualify for consideration at the Annual Academy Awards® (OSCAR®). So fingers crossed!
Sarabande just received the great news of being accepted in the 15th edition of East Silver Market 2018 which will take place at the 22nd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival in October 25 – 30, 2018, Jihlava, Czech Republic. East Silver is the first documentary market of its kind which supports producers and distributors from Central and East Europe. It’s a showcase of high quality films which in one or another way have made a difference.
All selected films become part of an online catalogue of documentary films East Silver, and are automatically valid for the Jihlava IDFF programme pre-selection and the Silver Eye Award nominations.