Vangjush Vellahu

Field of Blackbirds, 2017

 

With the dissolution of Yugoslavia, Kosovo’s autonomy was revoked. This lead to tensions between ethnic Albanians and Serbia, culminating with the Kosovo War from 1998 to 1999. In 2008 Kosovo declared unilateral independence from Serbia. This status is recognised by over 100 UN states, an issue that divides the international community.

 

 

17 min 05 sec

Video, Color, Sound, Aspect Ratio 16:9

 

Interview with: Naser Shatrolli

Locations: Pristina, Ferizaj, Mitrovica, Peja, Gjakova, Prizren

Language: Audio Albanian, Subtitles English

Translation: Elona Gusho, Vangjush Vellahu

Support: Ioana Mitrea, Felisha Bahadur