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Elton Baxhaku

Albania

Biography

Elton Baxhaku had only one aim after receiving a Bachelor Degree in Political Sciences from the European University of Tirana: how to combine those years of hard studying with the art of cinema. He then studied in the Academy of Film and Multimedia Marubi and received his second Bachelor's Degree in Directing in 2012. Elton Baxhaku was awarded as Best Documentary for his short poetic documentary BOOK at the Balkan Food and Film Festival, Pogradec Albania, 2012.


Filmography:
TREN - in postproduction
Roma People in Albania - in postproduction
Scandal (SkaNdal) - 2014
100 Years of Albanian Post - 2013
Asunder - 2012
Book - 2011

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Scandal

SkaNdal (Orig.) / 2014 / Albania / 64 min

The first ever feature documentary about the LGBT in Albania.

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