Intervista

Director: Anri Sala
Albania / 2000 / 25 min

Introduced by Daniel Schmidt

Last streamed on Sun, Dec 26

In the course of moving, Albanian art student Sala stumbles across an unexpected find with still more unexpected contents —a 20-year-old reel of 16mm film, containing silent footage of an Albanian Communist Party congress, and of his own mother, then a leader of the Communist Youth Alliance, giving a public speech and an interview.

What follows is Sala’s quest to recover his mother’s lost words, a winding journey that ends with a brief resurrection of a dead Yugoslavia, and an emotional collision of past ideals and present confusion.

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