BimBimma wrote his first rap as a 14-year-old in 1998, one which documented the suffering around him as Kosovo was on the brink of war. Twenty years later, he still uses hip hop as a form of critique, and still isn’t happy with what he sees.
The ninth edition of EtnoFest, a festival celebrating the arts and traditional culture, got underway on Tuesday evening ...
The Shala family from Gjakova continue to perform traditional Albanian folk songs, as they have since the early 1980s, through Kosovo’s good and bad days.
Poverty, lack of social welfare, migration, violence and suicide were amongst the themes explored by Kosovo’s young filmakers at DokuFest this year, ushering in a potential new era for Kosovar cinema.
During their visit to Dokufest, Serbian animators Ana Nedeljkovic and Nikola Madjak share their tactics for expressing anger toward the shared political reality in the Balkans: building an animated universe that captures corruption, isolation and false promises.