Biography

Born in Kosovo, award winning film director Lendita Zeqiraj is declared ‘National Filmmaker of the Year 2014’, and won “The Annual Film Excellence Award for Cinematic Achievements” by the Kosovo Ministry of Culture. She’s worked on a number of shorts and documentary films, which have participated in over 300 International Film Festivals, such as International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Thessaloniki, Cairo, Leeds, Vilnius International Film Festival, Trieste International Film Festival, Hamptons Film Festival etc., winning prizes in a number of them.

Her short film BALCONY, premiered at 70th Venice Film Festival and screened at over 170 International Film Festivals, such as Telluride Film Festival, Palm Springs Short Fest, Warsaw Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival etc. and won over 35 international awards, including the Special Jury Award at the AFI FEST 2013.

Her last short film FENCE, won Best Short award at Palm Springs Int’l ShortFest, Hamptons and New Orleans film festival and has been triple Qualified for Oscar® Academy Award, and continues traveling and winning award throughout worldwide film festivals.

Her debute feature AGA’S HOUSE had its world premiere at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, winning Federation of Film Critics of Europe and the Mediterranean FEDEORA Special Mention award…