The Canaries Know Wins the Award for Best Musical Score in Japan!

Kaltrina Krasniqi’s short film “The Canaries Know” produced by dit’ e nat’ and SF FILM, Denmark is awarded for the Best Original Score in Sapporo Film Fest 2015, Japan. Surprised and happy about the news Arbër Salihu, one of the music composers, writes in his Facebook account “…woke up with a Japanese award today…”. “The score was written by Genc Salihu, Tomor Kuçi and Arbër Salihu; I was pleasantly surprised by this award because music plays a very important role in this film” says Kaltrina.

“The Canaries Know” is about a Prishtina family trying to get through the first day of the bombardment of their country: “War is a huge event in the – short – life of a human being. You can’t brush it off, especially as a director, it keeps coming back in your stories…However, I hope that I’m done with it for a while” says Kaltrina.

“The Canaries Know” was released in 2014 and it has already had a rich festival journey worldwide  including Brussels Short Film Festival, Scepto International Film Festival -Italy, LEDEN International Short Film Experience-Holland.

The Canaries Know: Sylejman Lokaj (left), Luan Jaha (middle) and Kaona Sylejmani (right).filmphotos1