FEMART 4th Edition

International Women Artists and Activists Festival

The fourth edition of FemArt Festival that was was held from 25 to 30th May in Pristina, offered a whole week of activities in different places, like: Oda Theater, Faculty of Arts, National Library and National Theatre of Kosovo.

The program of the festival included various topics such as: Violence against Women in general, and Sexual Violence during war in particualr, Transitional justice in the Balkans,
Women empowerment, issues concerning LGBT community, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Activism with a special focus in youth, international and regional exchange success stories.

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The program of the festival included various topics such as: Violence against Women in general, and Sexual Violence during war in particualr, Transitional justice in the Balkans, Women empowerment, issues concerning LGBT community, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Activism with a special focus in youth, international and regional exchange success stories. All the work presented addressed issues related to social welfare and human rights.

During all the six days that the festival lasted, the whole program was accessible to all the community groups and was free of charge for all the interested audience members.
During six days of the festival, more than 100 artists and activists (women and man) from different countries were involved through their activities and projects, as well as volunteers from Kosovo’s communities

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Program

Opening of the festival

Opening of the festival with light humor and ironic approach towards the position of women in the Kosovar society

Presentation of the film “Bota” (Earth)

Premiere, directed by Iris Elezi

Exhibition and performance “Revolt Against Violence”

Artist Fitore Berisha / Iceland followed with a performance with Agnes Nokshiqi and Tristan Halilaj

Cocktail party and music

With Hana Zeqaj

Master Class “Cultural Diversity transmitted by Women”

And the contribution of women in culture matters by Brigitte Kaquet from Belgium

Panel discussion “Directing and Misogyny”

With panelists Blerta Zeqiri, Kaltrina Krasniqi, Lendita Zeqiraj, More Raça, Arlinda Morina, and Zana Hoxha as moderator

Presentation of documentary film “Sisters Qiriazi”

Followed with a discussion panel “Feminist Role Models”, panelists Lepa Mlađenović from Serbia and Igballe Rogova from Kosovo, and Ariana Qosaj Mustafa as moderator

Theatrical performance “Bits and Pieces”,

Playwright Blerta Zeqiraj, director Zana Hoxha Krasniqi, starring: Melihate Qena, Dardana Mehmeti, Donikë Ahmeti, Arta Gashi, Albina Kelmendi dhe Bashkime Sulejmani

Slam poetry, ballët & music

“My Slam Poems” of Flutura Balaj, choreography by Fjolla Hana, and music by Lora Ajvazi

Concert

By PMS, Premenstrual Syndrome from Albania

Master Class “Women’s art in the Middle East”

With Lina Attel from Jordan

Panel Discussion “My Body My Choice”

With panelists: Vjollca Krasniqi, Visare Mujko-Nimani, Nita Luci and Leonidë Molliqaj, also Mrika Aliu as moderator

Pop In Talk

With Venera Mustafa

Theatrical performance “The colours of August”

With author Paloma Perero, director Ilire Vinca and starring: Vjosa Maloku and Semira Latifi

Presentation of short films

Directed by the Faculty of Arts in Prishtina: “Insect” by Trendelina Halili, “Mona” by Lorena Sopi, “Atilla” by Dina Morina, and “Lost in Hope” by Jehona Berisha

Presentation of Foreign short films

: “Birthday” by Daniela Lucato, “Germany and Widsom Teeth” by Sydni Lazarus, Canada

Presentation of Foreign Documentary films

“NOUN” by Aida Schlaepfer, Irak and “Momories of a Strip Club” by Silvana Lázaro Rosales, Mexico

Workshop “Healing the Maternal Wound – and intersecting with Activism”

With Sandra Ljubinković from Serbia

Panel discussion “Women and Property”

With panelists: Luljeta Demolli, Sibel Halimi and Leonora Selmani, and Teuta Hoxha as moderator

Three exhibitions

Rerun of Fitore Berisha’s exhibition “Revolt Against Violence”, followed with a performance with Agnes Nokshiqi and Tristan Halilaj; exhibition “When I Die, You Can Do What You Want”, by Adela Jusič and the last exhibition was by Zymryte Hoxha “Daddy – No Worries”

Concert Duo

With Rina Kaçinari, violincello and vocal, and Jörg Mikula, drums and vocal

Workshop “Re/Viewing Women in Drama”

With Doruntina Basha

The documentary film “Call me Barbara”

Directed by Ana Jakimska, followed with a lecture from the non-govenmental organization “CEL” on transgender persons

Theatrical performance “ Silent Sky”

Directed by Armela Demaj, starring: Jonida Beqo, Sonila Kapidani, Nigela Ruka, Redian Mulla dhe Verjana Abazaj

Concert “Larg Pa Lo Kor”

By Christine Salem Harry Perigone, David Abrousse dhe Sebastien Martel

Workshop “Identifying Sexual Harassment and its Consequences”

With Dua Kadriu Dauti

Workshop “Young Women’s Acitivism”

With Jelena Memet and Andrijana Kocič

Panel discussion “Men and Feminism”

With panelists Agon Maliqi, Ilir Bajri, Artan Sadiku and Rron Gjinovci, and moderator Yllka Soba

Book promotion “ Midnight Waltz”

By Ilire Zajmi-Rugova, with interpretation of Anisa Ismaili, Melihate Qena, Shpëtim Selmani, Fitore Broqi and Qëndresa Kajtazi

Theatrical performance “Private Confessions”,

By director Nina Nikolikj, and starring: Amernis Nokshiq Jovanovska, Nina Dean, Petre Arsovski, Oliver Mitkovski, Darja Rizova, Katina Ivanova, Blagoj Veselinov

The After Party

With music by Egzona Ademi and Band

Concert of the DAM

Festival with Besa Llugiqi, soprano and Lirika Pula, piano

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