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Isa Qosja

Three Windows and a Hanging
(Tri dritare dhe një varje)

Kosovo, Germany, 2014

In Albanian / English subtitles
93 min
For audicences aged 12 and above


A sensitive dramatization of a highly contentious topic, Three Windows and a Hanging examines the hidden scars left behind when rape is used as a weapon of mass destruction. An estimated 20,000 women and girls were raped by Serbian forces during the Kosovo War of the late 1990s, but most of the victims have remained silent to avoid attracting shame and blame in a deeply conservative, patriarchal culture. Director Isa Qosja turns one fictionalized case into a powerful human story with the timeless, elemental feel of a revenge western. -- Focused on the present rather than the past, Qosja's quiet rage is not really directed at war or even rape, but at the poisonous effects of victim-blaming and unchecked patriarchal power.
Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter


Director: Isa Qosja
Screenplay: Zymber Kelmendi
Cast: Irena Cahani, Juan Jaha, Donat Qosja, Aurita Agushi, Leonora Mehmetaj, Orik Morina
Production: Shkumbin Istrefi, Mentor Shala / CMB
Sales: EZ Films

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