A CUP OF COFFEE AND NEW SHOES ON (Albania)
October 7 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
An emotional drama about identical deaf-mute twin brothers who discover they suffer from a genetic disease that will also progressively and irreversibly make them blind. They are confronted with their changing relationship to the world. Based upon a true story.
The three leads, as well as the producer Blerina Hankollari, spent six months learning Albanian sign language with the Albania National Association of the Deaf (ANAD) in preparation for the film. This was Albania’s official Academy Award submission in 2023.
Run time: 99 min
Director/Writer: Gentian Koçi