Albanian Institute is a multi-arts and cultural institution supporting, producing, and presenting the full range of performing arts, visual arts, and contemporary culture.Programs range from music to literature, film to theatre and dance, visual arts, to architecture, design and fashion, in addition to talks and lecture series, with collaborations across these disciplines and others, in the US and around the world.

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Crossing — Book talk with author Pajtim Statovci

The Kosovo-born Finnish novelist Pajtim Statovci, who was hailed by the New York Times as “his literary gifts are prodigius” and New Yorker “strange and exquisite”, will join us to discuss his new novel Crossing, that speaks to identity, exile, war, and love, and much much more.

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This Silence – A short film about dancer and choreographer Gentian Doda.

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Prof. Francesco Altimari on the Arbëreshë

A lecture by Professor Francesco Altimari on the Arbëreshë’s peculiar culture, the extraordinary history, and heritage, co-presented by the Albanian Institute and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò in NYC.

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Arbëreshë

The Arbëreshë people, also known as Italo-Albanian or Arbëreshët e Italisë, are the descendants of the Albanian who fled to Italy between the 14th and 18th centuries as a consequence of the Ottoman invasion of the Balkans.

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Hunting Flies – New York Premiere

Hunting Flies, by Albanian-born, Norway-based writer-director Izer Aliu, to premiere in New York City.

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Broken April

Deep in the mountains, a young man is caught up in a blood feud that has plagued his family for generations. With one month to live, he must make an impossible choice: break the cycle to fight for love, or surrender to fate.

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Sweet Home Albania

Sweet Home Albania is a groundbreaking theatrical Monologue written and performed by the talented Albanian born actor Aleksandros Memetaj.

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Albanian Institute has been awarded the London Design Biennale 2016 Public Medal

In the award ceremony at Somerset House, Sir John Sorrell CBE, President of the London Design Biennale, presented Dino Korca with the Medal congratulating him for the outstanding contribution to the Biennale. “We are extremely honored to receive this recognition from London Design Biennale” said Dino Korca, Curator and Albanian Institute Director.

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Albanian Institute is a multi-arts and cultural institution supporting, producing, and presenting the full spectrum of performing arts, visual arts, and contemporary culture. Programs range from music to literature, film to theatre and dance, to architecture, design and fashion, in addition to talks and lecture series, with collaborations across these disciplines and others, in the US and around the world. Learn more

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