| Luljeta Bitri|
| Luli Bitri|
| 27 June 1976 (1976-06-27) Lushnje, Albania|
My Destiny, Amnesty, Alive!
Bujar Alimani, Peter Marcias, Artan Minarolli
Luljeta Bitri (born June 27, 1976), better known by her stage name Luli Bitri, is an Albanian actress.
Luli Bitri was born in Lushnjë, Albania and grew up in Tirana. She began to study medicine, but her passion for art made her to abandon medicine after the first year. Luli Bitri studied Drama in Fine Arts Academy in Tirana, Albania, gaining a Diploma in Professional Acting in 2004. Bitri starred in many short and feature films and theatre plays whilst a student there. She began her international career with the 2007 film Father and Godfather, directed by Dhimitër Anagnosti, the 2009 film Alive! directed by Artan Minarolli, and the 2011 film Amnesty, directed by Bujar Alimani. With the last two films she entered in the List of Albanian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2009 and 2011.
Bitri came to international prominence for her portrayal of Elsa in Bujar Alimani's Amnesty in which she played the title role to great acclaim and received international media attention. The film was awarded in Berlinale International Forum 2011 (C.I.C.A.E. Prize). In the same year Bitri was nominated for her role, in the Best Actress category, at the Sarajevo Film Festival and at the Copenhagen International Film Festival, Lecce European film Festival (Cineuropa, Fipresci, Jury Prize), Jerusalem Film Festival, PriFilmFest Prishtina International Film Festival in Kosovo. Amnesty is her third feature and it meant a big jump in her career. International fame and acclamation came altogether, and that gave her global attention.Busto Arsizio Film Festival 2013 Best Actress
Albanian film festival 2012 Best Albanian Actress
East West Festival - International Film Festival on Orenburg 2012 Best Actress
Festival de cinema de Vernon 2011 Best Actress
Sarajevo film festival 2011 Nomination as Best Actress
PriFilm Fest 2011 Best Actress
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