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Where is Enver Hoxha?

Ku mund ta gjej Enver Hoxha? / Where is Enver Hoxha?

Since 1991 there is a gaping hole in the heart of Tirana’s centre. Where once the bronze statue of Stalinist dictator Enver Hoxha loomed 10m high in the sky today the municipal corporation erects a Christmas tree once a year. The people have taken proper care of their former hero and made him vanish-forever. They have performed their duty so well that nobody remembers where they have deposited that statue.
Source: Dokufest Prizren, Festival catalogue 2007

Germany / Albania 2006
22 min, colour

Matthias Schwelm

Matthias Schwelm

Janek Romero

Matthias Schwelm

Matthias Schwelm, Berlin

Matthias Schwelm, Berlin

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