Diana Means interviews Lebanon director Vjosa Cerkinih about her film "Working Today Only For Tomorrow" a documentary film that exposes the inability of middle-aged women to find work in Kosovo.
About the film:
"Working today, only for tomorrow" is a short documentary that shows the inability of middle-aged women to find work in Kosovo. This documentary shares the stories of middle-aged women who have been discriminated against in the labor market and are now forced to take on the risk of working in the black labor market as cleaners in private homes.
About the Director:
Vjosa Çerkini has finished her Bachelor's and Master's studies in Journalism and Public Relations at the University of Prishtina. Vjosa is a journalist by profession. She started her career in Germany in 2015, she became part of the German television “Bayerischer Rundfunk” in Munich. Since 2019 she is working as a journalist for the German television “Deutsche Welle” and as a correspondent for “Perspektiva.plus” in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2020 she started working as a freelance author for the German Press Agency in Hamburg. In 2020 she was part of the Federal Press Office within the German government in Berlin. She has also been published in other German media such as ZeitJung.de, Pur Magazine, etc. She is the winner of many journalistic scholarships in the Balkans for investigative research.
About the podcast:
Visionary Voices podcast is produced and hosted by Diana Means founder of Alliance of Women Filmmakers, a non-profit dedicated to the advancement and equality of women in entertainment. For more filmmaker conversations with Diana Means please visit www.visionaryvoicespodcast.com
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