Reference Code I/2-365
Title Light of the party
Synopsis Electric station. High voltage poles. Exploding mines in the tunnels of hydropower plants. The turbines of the Lenin hydropower plant. The power plant in Tirana. The miserable state of the country in the past is given. A poor man drying mustard seeds in the sun. Plan of TEC in Vlora in 1939. Enver Hoxha speaking at the 2nd youth congress. Nasi Pavllo and Qamil Buxheli. Cars with volunteers go into action. Work for the light road closure. The Mati valley. Mine explosion. The inauguration of the “Karl Marks” hydropower plant. Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, Beqir Balluku, Hysni Kapo take part in the inauguration. The dam. F. Engels”in Shkopet “. The work at the “Stalin” hydropower plant in Bistrica. The construction work of the TEC in Fier. The work at the “Mao Ce Dun” hydropower plant. The Drini tunnel. Work on the installation of turbines in “Mao Ce Dun”. The construction site of the high voltage poles in Tirana. (283.30m) Cataract in a wooded area. Water pipes on a hillside. Village power plant. View of a village with electric lights. Work in a copper mine, galleries where miners work. The wagons extract copper. Work at the copper beneficiation and processing plant. Work at the copper wire factory in Shkoder. The newspaper “Voice of People” publishes the decision of the CC for the electrification of the whole country until November 8, 1971. Groups of people in the countryside and the city reading the newspaper. The meeting of the central staff of electrification headed by Adil Carcanin. Abdyl Kellezi, Shefqet Peci, Koco Theodhosi take part. A. Kellezi and Comrade Pec. Kristo Papajani is present, the district headquarters are organized, S. Pelkati is seen speaking. Gani Shijaku, chief electrical engineer in Tirana, addresses the public. Mehmet Shehu talking to the highlanders about the electrification work. Electrical equipment such as switches, coils, dynamos, transformers etc. are produced in different departments. Members of agricultural cooperatives during winter. Port of Durres, pipelines from China are unloaded. The pioneers of Durrës collecting copper vessels to produce copper wire. (212.30m) Machines and pipelines for hydropower plants in the deep mountainous areas of the north are transported by helicopter. Work on electrification in 1968 in Kelmendi and Dukagjin in Shkoder. Villagers transporting electricity poles. An electric pole is placed in the middle of the water. Production of centrifugal poles for power lines. The production of Bergman pipes and electric lamps in Vlore, the production of dynamos and turbines for the village’s hydropower plant. (291.60m) Hydropower plant in the village. Pipe assembly work. Electricians making installations in the village. In a village house, the electric light turns on and the kerosene lamp goes out. The use of electricity in village work. Spiro Koleka cuts the ribbon for the electrification of some villages. Hysni Kapo takes part in the celebration of the villages of Vlora for electrification. The electrification exhibition on October 25, 1970, Tirana, is attended by Enver Hoxha who cuts the ribbon, Mehmet Shehu, Rita Marko, Haxhi Lleshi, Spiro Koleka, Kadri Hazbiu, Myslym Peza, Shefqet Peci, Kristo Papajani, Manush Myftiu, Nexhmije Hoxha, Tuk Jakova, Gani Shijaku, etc. Solemn meeting on the occasion of the completion of the electrification of the whole country. Participants: Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, Haxhi Lleshi, Hysni Kapo, Spiro Koleka, Beqir Balluku, Adil Carcani, Manush Myftiu, Ramiz Alia, Petrit Dume, Abdyl Kellezi, Nexhmije Hoxha, Behar Shtylla, Kico Ngjela, Xhaferr Spahiu, Myslym Peza , Agim Mero, Shinasi Dragoti. Bust of Enver Hoxhe. The meeting is declared open by comrade. Mehemt Shehu (synchronous). A girl hands the baton of electrification to Enver Hoxhe. Partisan fire, children dancing around the fire. Maps with light bulbs. (279.40m) On the electrification of all Albania. Materials from the archive were used.
Scriptwriter G. Demiraj
Director Shkelzen Shala
Composer Nina Harito
Camera Rakip Zeneli Asim Raxhimi, op/zeri
Category Documentaries
Year 1970
Release date 1970
Reels 4
Lenght (in minutes) 35
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations
Producers Kinostudio “Shqiperia e re”
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