Saimir Kumbaro
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Saimir Kumbaro has a degree at the Academy of Arts for drama.  He starts working as as/director in 1970 at Kinostudio. He starts directing documentaries and various chronicles. In 1975 he directed with Rikard Ljarja the movie “Rrugicat qe kerkonin diell” which won together with Rikard the best director of the Festival of 1975. He continues in 1977 together with Rikard the movie “Ilegalet”. In 1978, realizes the movie “Concert in 1936”. He continues his career with the movie “Gezhoja e vjeter”. He takes part in the Balkan Festival 1980 in Ljubljana where takes a special mention with the movie “Koncert ne 1936”. He continues with the movie “ Rrethimi i vogel” where he takes the first prize in the Festival of Tirana. In 1993 he was honored by the jury of the festival with the award as the best director for the film “Vdekja e kalit”.  This movie was selected as one of the twelve best films in the competition in Montpelie France. He is the author of 12 feature movies and over 100 documentaries and reportages as: Rrugicat qe kerkonin diell ( coodirector R. Ljarja);  Koncert ne vitin 1936;  Gezhoja e vjeter; Rrethimi i vogel; Historiani dhe kameleonet; Vdekja e Kalit; Ne dhe Lenini; Fundi i gjakmarrjes; Fotografia; Lira. Sherbestari i Kombit, Mit'hat Frasheri; Martiret; Bashkejetesa, ecc.