Springtime in northern Albania sparks the herding of goats from the lowlands, up to the towering mountainsides.  Prek Gjoni is moving his livestock with the help of Jovalin. Will broken shoes and an umbrella suffice for the 4-day walk?


Director: Grégoire Verbeke
Photography: Grégoire Verbeke
Colorist: Bart Verraest
Editor: Grégoire Verbeke
Sound design & Mixing: Gedeon Depauw
Production assistants: Ardit Jubani & Enkeled Qosaj
Producer: Grégoire Verbeke

Festival distribution: Some Shorts

Length: 15′


Some stills of the journey (click)


Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 – Short Doc Award Nominee

Film Festival della Lessinia 2018 – JURY AWARD

TIFF 2018, Albania – BEST SHORT DOC

DOKUFEST 2018, Kosova – Short Dox Competition

Batumi IFF 2018, Georgia – Short Film Competition
FIDBA 2018, Argentina – Short Doc Competition
Herceg Novi FF 2018 – Official Competition
Kinenova IFF 2018, Macedonia – Official Competition
RAVAC IFF 2018, Moldova – Official Competition

Panorama of EU film 2018, Khartoum
EFFA 2018, Australia – Official Competition
FIFMA, Autrans, France – First Film Competition
Cervino Cinemountain 2018, Italy – Official Competition

Kortfilmfestival Leuven 2018 – Short Doc Competition

London Short Film Festival 2019 – Doc Selection

Alpin Film Festival 2019, Romania – Official Selection
Film Fest Sundsvall 2019, Sweden – Doc Selection
Millenium Doc Festival 2019 – Official Selection
Salem Film Fest 2019, USA – Official Competition


bjeshkë (mountain)
Posted by Grégoire Verbeke on 8 January 2019

Grégoire Verbeke