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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Neritan Zinxhiria

Filmmaker, screenwriter and producer Neritan ZINXHIRIA (1989, Albania) was born in Tirana but raised in Athens. He made his first short film at the age of 18, before earning critical acclaim with his second short, Chamomile (2012), which picked up awards at Dresden Film Festival, Athens International Film Festival and São Paulo International Short Film Festival in 2013. His shorts have screened at more than 200 festivals around the world. Light of Light (2023) was selected for IFFR 2023. Zinxhiria is currently preparing his first feature-length film in Greece.


The Best Bride (2008, short), Chamomile (2012, short), The Time of A Young Man About to Kill (2015, short), A Country of Two (2016, short), Light of Light (2023, short)

Neritan Zinxhiria at IFFR

  • Light of Light

    A meditative journey to the untouched monastic state of Mount Athos.

    • Ammodo Tiger Short Competition