Monday, 22 February 2016

3rd Navi Mumbai International Film Festival NMIFF-2016 welcomes the submission of a Feature Film "SMAJL" from Kosovo, Directed by Philipp Majer.

"SMAJL" is the story of a migrant worker in Germany. The documentary tells the story of Smajl.A story of homesickness and home, of conflicts with his children and the dream of a patriot.In 1970, Kosovar Albanian Ismajl "Smajl" Hoxhaj only came to Germany to buy a tape recorder. But it is only now — more than 40 years later — that he left Germany to go back to Kosovo as a pensioner. In the 
meantime, he has bought many tape recorders, started a family and, as a political activist, fought passionately for the independence of Kosovo far from his actual home.


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