Roland Sejko (Italy/Albania)
Roland Sejko was born in Albania and graduated in Foreign Languages and Literature at the University of Tirana. In 1991 he left Albania in one of the great exodus ships to settle in Rome. Since 1995 he has been working at the "Luce" Institute, where he is responsible for the use of content and editorial activities of the film archive. In 2008, he made his directorial debut with the feature-length documentary "Albania the county on the other side" produced by Luce Institute and History Channel. Sejko is the author of several films for the Luce Historical Archives and is also the curator of the exhibit "Luce - Italian imagination ", exhibited in various cities of Italy.
"Albania, the country on the other side", "Anija/ The ship", "Introduction to the war" (based on a story from Italo Calvino), "S.P.M. with his own hands", "The Wait", "The Propaganda Regiment".
Awards: 2013-David di Donatello for Best Documentary "The ship"