Eriona Cami is a film director from Albania. She has a master’s degree in law from the Faculty of Law at the European University of Tirana and a bachelor’s degree in directing from the Academy of Film and Multimedia Marubi. Elton Baxhaku is a cinematographer, director and editor from Albania. He received a BA degree in political science from the European University of Tirana and a further BA degree in directing from the Academy of Film and Multimedia Marubi.
Cami and Baxhaku frequently work together on short films and short documentaries. Their primary concerns in filmmaking are political questions, social struggles and human rights issues in Albania in their own immediate environment and beyond. They co-directed the 2014 documentary film SkaNdal, which is the first feature-length documentary about the LGBT movement in Albania, and the 2016 documentary Selita which addresses housing-related legal issues by following activists and Roma residents who are trying to stop the destruction of their neighbourhood in Tirana.
Filmography / Awards
2017 Syte s Lumit (Elton Baxhaku)
2016 Selita (Eriona Cami, Elton Baxhaku)
2016 Atentatet e medha (Elton Baxhaku)
2014 SkaNdal (Eriona Cami, Elton Baxhaku)
2013 100 Years of Albanian Post (Eriona Cami, Elton Baxhaku)
2012 Agustin (Eriona Cami), special winner of the Dritan Hoxha Award for journalistic approach
2012 Asunder (Elton Baxhaku)
2011 Book (Eriona Cami, Elton Baxhaku), Best Documentary at the Balkan Food and Film Festival, Pogradec, Albania
2010 Time Repairman (Eriona Cami)