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"Agnus Dei" wins Best Foreign Language Film at Winter Film Awards Indie Film Fest in NYC
Kosovo film-maker Agim Sopi's narrative feature in Albanian and Serbian takes home the Best Foreign Language Film Award at Winter Film Awards 2014 Independent Film Festival in New York City
Agim Sopi's feature-length film Agnus Dei in Albanian and Serbian took home the BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM award in front of a crowd of 500. The awards show included live musical performances from Soleil J and Billboard artist Sessino and featured outrageous costume designs by Natasha Berezhnaya.
I was born from the ones that I shouldn’t, I lived with those that I mustn’t, and I killed the one that I shouldn’t. Agnus Dei ( http://www.agnusdei-
Agnus Dei was directed by Agim Sopi from Prishtina Kosovo. He attended the University of Zagreb (Croatia) and graduated from the Academy of Arts. He is the professor of Film Theory in Faculty of Arts at Prishtina University in Kosovo. Besides films, Agim Sopi a successful theatrical director who has performed at the National Theatre and other professional theaters throughout Kosovo.
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