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Friday, August 4th, the UN Kosovo Team kicks off our festival-long stay at Dokufest Film Festival in Prizren, exploring the sustainable development and its role in a possible future where no one is left behind.

Theme this year is: Future is my Love

The festival opens at 19:00 on Friday with the opening ceremony to showcase the films and programming offered at this year’s festival.

#EcoKosovo and Cultural Heritage Project joint exhibition

When: 7 August to 12 August
Where: Hamman Museum

#EcoKosovo, will be sharing an exhibition with the UNDP’s Cultural Heritage Project in Hamman Museum— a centuries old building that will host thoughtful discussion on Kosovo’s future. This event features a carefully curated selection of recent online photo competitions’ standout submissions. Meanwhile, the event will offer exclusive new information on both #Ecokosovo’s new video competition and the UNDP’s support of Kosovo’s cultural heritage.

DOKU- Booth: Picture Your Future 

When: 5 August to 12 August 2, 2017
Where: “Sheshi i dëshmorëve” (Martyr’s square)

Creative festival attendees are welcome to visit our DOKU-Booth. Located in the at “Sheshi i dëshmorëve” (Martyr’s square), this booth is dedicated to self-expression and exciting new interpretation of the Sustainable Development Goals. In the booth, get the chance to record a video of yourself sharing your vision for the future. Your ideas may be included in future UN projects and our coverage of Dokufest.

If you rather help out behind the scenes, we’re offering the MyWorld 2030 survey, where visitors can share their views on the Sustainable Development Goals and contribute to a global conversation about our shared future.

UNWomen and Dokufest Panel Discussion: “The Future is Equal” will consist of seven panelists: Besnik Leka, Danielle Bremer, Flora Macula, Gjejrane Lokaj, Igballe (Igo) Rogova, Ruken Tekes and Valdete Idrizi.

Where: Hammam Museum
When: 10 August, 18:30

Join our panelists for a riveting discussion on gender’s role in creating the world where no one is left behind.

Princess Nokia Concert

Where: Dokunights Stage
When: 10 August late evening

Presented by UNWomen, this is your chance to watch feminist icon Princess Nokia’s engaging live show. Blending several genres with a strong social conscience, this artist is a bold new voice in support of gender equality.

Canvas “Future is Equal

Where: Sheshi i dëshmorëve (Martyr’s square)

When: 10 August

Also presented by UN Women, the Canvas will be placed at “Sheshi i dëshmorëve”,next to the Doku-Booth cabin that will be branded with SDGs – the booth where people will be asked to think about their future: their worries, hopes, excitements, and advice – and the people will be invited to paint their interpretations of topics discussed in the booth, and more generally about their vision for the future in Kosovo and abroad.

UNKT reception

Where: “Tiffany’s”, at the end of “Marin Barleti” str, just before hitting “Shatervan Square” Google Location Link

When: on 8 August from 20:00

Meet our team while enjoying #EcoKosovo and Cultural Heritage project photos. This event is an excellent opportunity to learn about our work and introduce yourself to our partnership with Dokufest while meeting our dedicated team of local and international civil servants.

Revisiting “HOME”:  

Screenings: Cinema Lumbardhi: 6 August from 12:00;  and Cinema Bahçe 11 August from 20:00

Industry panel discussion: Saturday August 5th at 2pm http://dokufest.com/dokufest-x-playuk/ with producers: Afolabi Kuti (TheBroadmachine), Eroll Bilibani, Shpat Deda (Dokufest) and Shpend Qamili (UN Development Coordinator’s Office).

Re-discover the short film that won a BAFTA and introduced to the world, the possibilities of the film industry in Kosovo. The filmmakers will be present to discuss their work and offer intimate screenings of a film that profiles the harrowing migration of a young British family. Two separate screenings make this a can’-miss event.

You may want to participate in any of the DokuTalks, at Hammam Museum and see our #EcoKosovo and Cultural Heritage exhibition.

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