Reference Code I/2-22
Title Albania
Synopsis The film beginning with numerous panoramas of mountains, the coast, rivers, and lakes. The eagle flying in the sky. View from the castles of Butrint and Apollonise. The Albanian map. The Museum of Archaeological Sciences. View from the castles of Gjirokastra and Kruje. The “History of Skanderbeg” book at the national library in Tirana. The pioneers putting wreaths of flowers at the graves of the martyrs. The mothers of the martyrs’ shedding tears at the graves of their sons. The graves of the members of the Central Committee of the Party. The memorial from Stalingrad at the national war museum. Snow melting. Beautiful May days. The people happily celebrating the 1st of May. The leaders Enver Hoxha, Hysni Kapo, Gogo Nushi, Mehmet Shehu, Rita Marko, Manush Myftiu, Spiro Koleka are in the stands. In the city of oil workers, work continues. Petro Olldash’s brigade is in the vanguard. Cadres who have studied abroad, like Ramiz Xhabia, are increasing the oil production. Living happily in Veli Allabaj’s family. Presenting the massive work done in different mines of our country. Miners Bardhok Guraci, Ndue Gjeta and metallurgical engineer Hajredin Kumbara, during a workday. Bulqize mine, cable car. The forests of Puke where timber is being cut, the sawmills factory. Train loaded with lumber. Worker Preng Nikolla works in the wood factory. Albanian geologists analyzing some stones. The site where the hydropower plant is built, on the river Mat. Soviet engineers measuring the water flow, the barracks where the volunteers will stay are being built. The second Congress of B. R. P. SH is being held. Enver Hoxha is addressing the Congress. Beqir Balluku, Gogo Nushi also take part in the Congress. Trucks with volunteers for the construction of hydropower plant. The works begin. Shaban Xhemes brigade working. The “Lenin” hydropower plant has been completed in Tirana; the high voltage poles are visible. Distinguished workers, Pandora Nakuci and Sanije Salicaj, are working at the “Stalin” Textile Factory. View from the dyeing and measuring department of the Textile Factory. Fier’s cotton gin factory. View from Shkodra and the tobacco factory. Korca and female workers weaving carpets. Sugar factory in Maliq. View from Elbasan and its railway. Villagers boarding the train. Wood plant “Spiro Nako” in Elbasan. The Soviet steamship bringing tractors to be unloaded in the port of Durres. Tractors ploughing the field. The Peqin-Kavaje canal is being inaugurated. Comrade Hysni Kapo cutting the inauguration ribbon. The villagers entering into the canal. Dropulites drinking public water. Adem Aliu talking about wheat in the experimental fields of Tirana. View of Maliqi marshes. The Maliqi’ marshes are now drying up, the canal is being opened and finally the agricultural farm of Maliq can be seen. The first secretary of the Party for the district of Korça, Katina Starja, has arrived in the beet fields of Rrembec. Members of the Institute of Sciences, such as Kole Paparisto, observing the cattle pastures and shepherds who are feeding the animals. The zootechnical centre in Shkoder. The Rama family lives in a cultured fashion. The reading rooms of Dobra?. Photograph of the bey who exploited the villagers. The villagers used to work the land with plods, today, there are car and tractor stations. Five harvesters harvesting in the field. Harvesting cotton in the cotton fields. Comrades Enver Hoxha and Mehmet Shehu talking with the north highlanders. The song and dance festival are taking place at the Qemal Stafa stadium in Tirana. During the break, the festivalgoers’ shopping around Tirana. View of Tirana, Medical Technical College, Agricultural Institute, and Pedagogical Institute. Volumes of Stalin’s oeuvres. The Artistic High School, sculptor Janaq Paço, and the young violinists, Koço Trako. The Philharmonic Ballet troupe giving a concert for the soldiers. The rehearsals of the drama “Halili and Hajria” are held at the People’s Theatre. The playwright Kole Jakova, the Soviet director A. I. Kricko and Ljubova are taking part in the rehearsal . The league of writers, Zihni Sako, Dhimiter Shuteriqi, etc. “New Albania” cinema studio and its activity. Popular cross country. Pogradeci and its beautiful panoramas. The Elbasan’s spa and its springing waters. The new hospital of Gjirokastra. The paediatrician vesting shepherded in the mountains. There are plenty of holiday camps where children can have fun. The army parading in Tirana. November 28 parade. The leaders Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, Pilo Peristeri, J. Pashko, Rita Marko, Spiro Koleka, Gogo Nushi and other guests are in the stands. Beautiful Albanian sceneries the sea, wheat fields, citrus harvest, the flight of a eagle. The film ending with a woman and a man holding children in their arms. Documentary film on building a new life in the People’s Republic of Albania. Film director; I. Djukov.
Screenwriter Ilia Kopalin
Scriptwriter Llazar Siliqi
Director Ilia Kopalin Endri Keko
Composer Cesk Zadeja
Camera A. Sjanin R. Hallushakov Jani Nano I. Zajcev
Sound V. Kotov
Category Documentaries
Year 1952
Release date 1952
Reels 8
Lenght (in minutes) 64
Country of origin Shqiperi dhe B.S.
Shooting locations Ne te gjithe Shqiperine
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