MY BLOOD MY COMPROMISE
Director: Nuhi de Stani
United States, 2007, 60 min
Cast:President Fatmir Sejdiu, Adem Demaci, Albin Kurti, Congressman Tom Lantos, Oliver Ivanovich
Crew:Cinematographer: Drea Cooper - Editors: Nuhi de Stani & Drea Cooper - Still Photography: Zackary Canepari - Sound Editor: Jeremiah Moore - Consultants: Michael Brennan & Juno Pak - Production Assistants: Teuta Oxha, Hallit Bislimi (Kosova Crew) - Composers: Michael Brennan & Joe Trentacosta - Web Design: Adrian Baker - Writers: Nuhi de Stani, Michael Brennan, Juno Pak - Translations: Kujtesa de Stani, Nuhi de Stani, Hysen Hundozi
Sales:Upperbound Films - Alameda, CA 94501 - T: 510-823-5474
About the director
Nuhi de Stani is a filmmaker based in San Francisco. Nuhi is an Albanian Macedonian who was raised in Paterson, New Jersey. He is the fourth of five children and the son of a factory worker. Nuhi received his Bachelor degrees in English and Film Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Nuhi received his Master of Fine Arts in Cinema from San Francisco State University. de Stani began the research for My Blood My Compromise in 2002 by visiting Kosova and conducting preliminary interviews. To better prepare himself with the delicate issues of rape, Nuhi volunteered at the San Jose YWCA Rape Crisis Center in California and became a certified rape counselor/advocate. Nuhi plans to donate 90% of profits made through his first feature documentary to the women and children of Kosova.
Director Nuhi de Stani and Michael Brennan will be available for Q&A after the screening.