President Thaçi: Let us support the movie “Home Sweet Home” on the path towards the OSCARS

Prishtina, October 24, 2016 – The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, has received today the team of the movie “Home Sweet Home”, which will represent Kosovo as an official proposal in the category “Best foreign movie” at “the Oscar” Academy Awards.

For the realization of this movie, President Thaçi congratulated director Faton Bajraktari, producer Trim Musliu, screenwriter Zymber Kelmendi and the director of the Kosovo Cinematographic Centre (KCC), Arben Zharku.

“Kosovo has many histories and stories that can be used to produce good movies. Such movies strengthen the cultural identity, but also the state identity of Kosovo”, said President Thaçi.

He has ensured the team of the movie that he will do everything to support this movie on the path towards the most prestigious awards ceremony of the global cinematography, “The Oscars”.

The Head of State said he is sure that the Kosovo institutions will support this movie also with financial means, to ensure the penetration of the movie in the world.

On the other hand, director Faton Bajraktari emphasized that the movie has already appeared in many prestigious international festivals.

The director of the KCC, Arben Zharku, has stated that to ensure the participation of this movie at “The Oscars” a greater support of the Kosovo institutions is needed.
 
“Home Sweet Home” will start the journey towards “The Oscars” at the beginning of November, in Los Angeles, USA.