Public Screenings of Kolonel Bunker

The feature film Kolonel Bunker, first Albanian - French - Polish cooproduction, will have its first national release, through Millennium theaters in Tirana, Shkodra, Elbasan and Korça starting from 20th of October.

Kolonel Bunker and Magic Eye, where screened in Cambridge International FIlm Fest during 2006 edition, as Kujtim Çashku`s profile. Both Movies will be screened at Utica College in New York, during Novembre.

During November 2006, Magic Eye will be in the Official Comeptition of Mostra di Valencia, Spain, on the Ballkan Survey of Thesaloniki International Film Festival,Greece, and Kolkata International Film Festival, India.


Magic Eye the most Awarded film in Mostra Valencia

Magic Eye was selected in the Official Competition in Mostra de Valencia, in Spain, FIAPF Accredited feature Film festival, specialized in mediteranean cinema.

Albanian – German feature Magic Eye was selected in the Official Competition along with 12 features from Spain, France, Greece, Kosova, Croatia, Serbia, Sllovenia, Tunisia, Israeli etc.

Magic Eye won three of the 10 Competition Prices.

Palmera de Bronca  ( Bronx Palm )

Palmera de la Mejor Fotografia ( Best Camera Palm )

Palmera de la Mejor Musica ( Best Music Palm )

After the four prices in Cairo International Film Festival, Magic Eye results the only Albanian movie who won international prices for all of its components, in FIAPF Accredited Film Festivals.

After Valencia, Magic Eye will be in Kolkata International Film Festival (FIAPF), Thesaloniki International Film Festival (FIAPF), Trieste International Film Festival etc.

Director Kujtim Çashku counts 16 international and 4 National Prices during his carriere, starting from Face to Face ( Special Jury Price - Toranto Inernational Film Festival 1980), until his latest feature Magic Eye.

Reminder: Magic Eye has won: Cairo IFF- FIPRESCI ( Kujtim Cashku),Silver Pyramid ( Kujtim Cashku), Best Script ( Kujtim Cashku & Vath Korreshi), Best Actor ( Bujar Lako), Valencia IFF- Palmera de Bronca ( Kujtim Cashku), Mejor Camera ( Hajo Schomerus & Sashko Frey & Spartak Papadhimitri), Mejor Musica ( Durbeck & Dohmen) Best Actress Special Mention (Arta Dobroshi).


Magic Eye in Poland

MAGIC EYE is still playing in some theaters through Poland, from the 7th of March 2008, Official Release for Poland by Basu Group Film Distribution.


Arta Dobroshi was honored  with Special Mention BEST ACTRESS for her role in MAGIC EYE. The price was taken by her colleague and partner in the film mr. Alban Ukaj, as ms. Dobroshi is currently shooting in Dardenne brothers Le Silence de Lorna in Belgium.

Magic Eye @ CINEDAYS 07

MAGIC EYE will be in 6th CINEDAYS European Film Festival, held in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, from 16 to 23 November 2007. Later on December MAGIC EYE will be screened at Levante Film Festival in Bari, Italy.


Magic Eye wins at 18th Trieste Film Festival

Director Kujtim Çashku was given the CEI Award (Central European Initiative Award) with the motivation: “ For his contribution to the Albanian Cinema and intercultural dialogue. For representing the importance of encounter between different cultures in our contemporary society through his works.”

The price was given by the Central European Initiative and Trieste International Film Festival.

Magic Eye also won the Third Best Film Award from the audience, being so the most important Albanian film with 9 International Awards.

For 2007 Magic Eye will be in Febio Fest in Prague and Syracuse International Film Festival in New York.