Imagine you are traveling through Albania this month, exploring the luscious country side and enjoying the captivating Adriatic Sea and you are able to attend the 5th Durres International Film Summerfest. Wouldn’t that be the most glorious vacation imaginable? Happening August 26th the 30th, the Durres International Film Summerfest offers an impressive lineup of films that aims to establish cultural connections between Albania and other Balkan countries. Showing films at an Ancient Roman Amphitheatre and by the beach, festival goers will have the opportunity to have a cinematic experience exposed to the elements.
Durrës, the second largest city in Albania located on the central Albanian coast, lies about 33 km (21 mi) west of the capital Tirana. It is one of the most ancient and economically important cities of Albania, situated on the Adriatic Sea opposite of the Italian ports of Bari and Brindisi.