Author page: Belina Shalari


(Translating the 19th Edition of TIFF) Work has started on TIFF (Tirana International Film Festival) for the 19th Edition which will be held on September 24th until September the 30th. Since its inception, TIFF receives over 40,000 short and feature films from over 120 countries. Out of all these applications, more than 200 films are chosen each year for the…

Translating Slang – A whole different game

How to make even the easiest of languages like English the most difficult to keep up with, and send years of studying down the drain? Slang. A whole new language made of little words that take on a whole other meaning, abbreviations that look like alien communication, or verbs you never heard of just a week ago. And I’m not…

Kaymak by Milcho Manchevski

KAYMAK is the newest project of the Macedonian film director Milcho Manchevski who is set to re-team with North Macedonia-based Banana Film and Ian Prior’s U.K. banner Scala Productions on this next directorial outing, the black comedy “Kaymak”.