BIRN’s Kingdom of Coal Documentary Honoured

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The “Kingdom of Coal” is a documentary produced by BIRN and Crossing bridges, which investigates the economic, health and environmental costs of coal, while exploring the potential for alternative energy in Kosovo.

In the most recent International Documentary and Short Film Festival, DOKUFEST, “Kingdom of Coal” was awarded the best film prize in the category for the environment, GreenDoc. Being the most prominent regional documentary film festival, exclusively dedicated to documentary films, DOKUFEST is organized in August in the picturesque and historical town of Prizren, which has already gained an international and regional reputation for its programme and high attendance.

Competing with other international films dealing with environmental issues, “Kingdom of Coal” was considered by the festival’s international jury to be a significant film for the region. The “Kingdom of Coal” was broadcast in Life in Kosovo show on September 01, 2011.