The Mole Agent (2020) / Director: Maite Alberdi / Length: 84 min. / Language: English, Spanish/ Subtitles: Albanian/ Entrance: FREE
When a family becomes concerned about their mother’s wellbeing in a retirement home, private investigator Romulo hires Sergio, an 83 year-old man who becomes a new resident–and a mole inside the home, who struggles to balance his assignment with becoming increasingly involved in the lives of several residents.
However, Sergio is 83, not 007, and not an easy trainee when it comes to technology and spying techniques. But he is a keen student, looking for ways to distract himself after recently losing his wife. What could be a better distraction than some undercover spy action? While gathering intelligence, Sergio grows close to several residents and realizes that the menacing truth beneath the surface is not what anyone had suspected.
Maite Alberdi’s The Mole Agent is a stylish combination of an observational documentary and a spy movie, with sleek camerawork and wonderfully watchable characters. It’s a unique meditation on compassion and loneliness that will infiltrate your heart and never let go.
This film is screened in collaboration between Kino ARMATA and DokuFest.
CONCERT: Felix Kubin (DE)
Felix Kubin’s performance is a part of Kino ARMATA’s Four Ways from Sundown programme, curated by Sezgin Boynik, Alush Gashi and Vigan Nimani for Manifesta 14 Prishtina, also featuring Jean-Marc Montera / Jean-François Pauvros, Anna Thew and Sylvain George. Four Ways from Sundown is supported by Foundation Manifesta 13 Marseille.
Felix Kubin is a composer, creator of radio plays, performer, media artist and curator. A lovechild of the home recording era (he started to compose electronic 4-track music at the age of 12), his activities span futurist pop, electroacoustic and chamber orchestra music, radio art, lecture performances and writing. In 1998 he founded his own record label Gagarin Records. Over the last two decades, he has released numerous albums of different conceptual formats and played at well over hundred international contemporary music festivals. The French film artist Marie Losier ("The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye") has shot an award-winning docu-phantasma about him that premiered at Locarno film festival in 2019 and has been shown on ARTE TV and film festivals worldwide. Felix Kubin likes to move between high and low culture, clubs and concert halls, as his main concern is the shifting of contexts and expectations.
PMC II / 4-5 November 2022
We are set on a mission. To develop fresh perspectives on the diversity of the thought process concerning the development of music.
To expand the collective mind on the urban music market in Kosovo, the region and the world. To come to respect sound, and treat it how it deserves.
For this to bear fruit, and as we build the pillars for a bright future with PMC, we would like to remind our audience of a very important building block to our undertaking, out of which we expect this dire change.
Consistency. Consistent in approach. Consistent in delivery. Consistent in demeanor. With the experience of a successful first edition under our belt, combined with some key improvements stemmed from the feedback received from our guests, speakers and panelists, we are pleased and very excited to inform you that PMC will be back for its second edition in November of 2022.
The conference will have the same format as last year, with presentations, panel discussions, exhibitions, workshops, and performances.