For the 18th consecutive year, the California Film Institute presents a selection of Oscar® submissions from around the world. This year, 93 countries have submitted films for consideration in the 2022 Academy Awards® Best International Feature Film category. For Your Consideration is a rare opportunity to watch a selection of these outstanding international films, many of which are top film festival prizewinners.
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KOSOVO’S SUBMISSION FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM • 2022 ACADEMY AWARDS®
” An outstanding debut feature… that successfully immerses the viewer in an expertly told and moving tale.”
– Allan Hunter, Screen International
Sundance triple award winner HIVE is a searing drama based on the true story of Fahrije, who has battled grief and financial struggle since her husband went missing during the war in Kosovo. In hope of providing for her family, she launches a business selling hot pepper preserves, a controversial act of independence that scandalizes her patriarchal village. Amid doubts of her husband’s return, she struggles not only to keep her family afloat but against a hostile community who seeks to violently undermine the independence and sisterhood she is determined to gain. In Albanian with English subtitles. Director: Blerta Basholli (Kosovo, Switzerland, Macedonia, Albania 2021) 108 min.
$12.50 General | $9. Senior • Youth • Matinée | $7 CFI Members