Director: Kast Hasa

Title in English: Home
Original title: Home

2011/ USA/ DVCAM/ 13’07’’/ Fiction

Script:  Kast Hasa; Photography:  Royald Elezaj; Editing:  Kast Hasa; Music:  Kast Hasa; Sound:  Elvis Ikonomi; Leading actors:  Nikolla Lena, Klevis Bega; Producer: Kast Hasa;


An Albanian family prepares for the homecoming of their son who had gone overseas in search of a better life. His arrival unexpectedly marks the beginning of a new and difficult chapter in their lives.

Kast Hasa was born in the town of Divjaka, Albania in 1969. He studied acting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Albania and is currently perusing a Master of Fine Arts in Digital Cinema in Los Angeles. Kast made his film debut as an actor in Greece with a supporting role in "See You, (Mirupafshim)” (1997), winner of Best Picture at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival. Other film credits of Kast, as an actor are: Out of Touch 2011 A Father Taken 2007 What I Like About You 2005 Soldier of God 2005 Short film HOME is Kast Hasa’s directorial debut.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE and BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - Los Angeles Movie Awards, Los Angeles - September 2011; SEMI FINALIST- Action/Cut Short Film Competition, Los Angeles - September 2011; Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival - Temecula, USA - September 2011; Okanagan Film Festival, Canada - September 2011; Oaxaca International Independent Film and Video Festival, Mexico - November 2011.



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