• 9 10
  • 2016
  • 78min
  • Original Title: The Mountain (2018)

This is one of the first films that makes visible the Gorani people, Muslims settled in southern Kosovo who historically have been used for political purposes by the surrounding nations.


OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Visions du Reel/ DokuFest/ Astra Film Festival/ UnderHill/ Cinema City/ Beldocs

Gora. Making the Gorani people visible

Gorani people live in Gora, in the south of Kosovo. They are Muslims who speak a Slavic language. Throughout the years they were always used for political games of power between the surrounding nations (Serbs, Macedonians, Bulgarians, Albanians, Bosnians...). 

This is the first film that deals with the way these people are, not who they are or who they belong to. The film observes their everyday life, diverse culture, rich herds of cows, sheep and shepherd dogs. They work, talk, dance, play music, discuss, preach, pray, walk and sing as the mountains above remind them how ephemeral their existence is.

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EED// Productions

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