"The first public screening of my latest film "Ostinato" with and in the presence of the violinist and translator Tedi Papavrami is scheduled for Sunday 27 May at 10: 30 at the Bio cinema in Carouge."- announces the director Raphaëlle Régnier.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QIZoDPCK_4La première projection publique de mon dernier film "Ostinato" avec et en…
A second screening of the documentary "Ostinato" will be performed in Paris, Thursday June 14, To 20 hours: 00, At le Cinéma du Lucernaire, 53 Rue Notre - Dame - des Champs, in the 6ème arrondissement, in the presence of Tedi Papavrami and director Raphaëlle Réigner.
The documentary is also translated into Italian.
After the release of the autobiographical book "Fugue for solo violin" of the talented Albanian violinist Tedi Papavrami, this time, in Switzerland, the country where the artist lives, with the extraordinary participation of Ismail Kadare - of which Tedi is the official translator for the French language - ends the production and comes the public screening of a documentary film about the life of the Albanian violinist and translator.
The intervention of Kadare in the documentary, from what can be deduced from the fragment of the announcement of the film is done in Albanian, with French subtitles. The tales of the protagonist Tedi Papavrami proceed in Albanian and French.
That of Tedi is a very relevant autobiographical story for Albania that at the beginning of the 90 began the tortuous journey of transition and the country came agonizing from the communist dictatorship of about half a century.
This is a change of Albanian political systems, of which dictatorial iron and iron rules, imposed until the beginning of the 90 years, Tedi and his family had recently broken them with their escape from Albania in the 1986 and the obtaining of the political asylum in France.
At that time Tedi had obtained a scholarship in France, after a famous French artist had noticed his talent as a child prodigy for music on his arrival in Albania, assisting in his artistic performances, at the time he, a boy.
But, given that Albania for a talent of its caliber would still have turned out to be a cage and would have limited its path as an artist, at that point its parents including, the father Robert Papavrami, one of the most famous violinists and music professors in Albania - private music professor of the family of the dictator Enver Hoxha for his grandchildren among other things - they take the delicate and sensational decision to remain all three in France, asking ergo, political asylum.
Of course, they made this choice for the good of their son and to ensure him a bright future in the world of music and violin - just as this actually did come true, Tedi got a great success there as an artist - but this choice seriously affected their lives, as all their closest relatives left in Albania were persecuted by the regime, suffering grave injustice, deprivation and suffering.
We recall that the Albanian dictator E.Hoxha had died in the 1985 and Tedi's family had fled only a few months later. So the country, despite coming from a dying dictatorship, was still under the fierce leadership of the one who took the place of the leader Hoxha, his faithful successor Ramiz Alia.
This harsh blow of rebellion, such as the request for political asylum abroad by Albanian citizens, one of the most serious violations of the law of the country, could certainly not go unnoticed and could not miss consequently, the measures of condemnation by part of the Albanian government, which in their case poured into the family members of the Papavramis left in Albania.
Linguistic interpretation of the titles of the works starring T. Papavrami
"Escape"And"Ostinato": Two musical terms in Italian, adopted from the world music scene, but chosen with accuracy from the double meaning for the titles of the original French works of Tedi Papavrami.
"Fuga per violino solo" and "Ostinato" are the last two recent works by and for the violinist Tedi Papavrami.
A peculiar thing that is denoted and that unites both the titles of the works, is this:
The author Papavrami in the title of the autobiographical book "Fuga per violino solo" uses the term "Fuga", which has a double meaning: both "escape in a musical sense", ergo, as a purely musical term, which "escape", connected in literal sense to the escape or escape of his family from Albania, following the political asylum in France.
In the documentary film likewise, the term "Ostinato" is used in his title, both in the musical sense, given the profession of Tedi Papavrami as a violinist, and in the literal sense of: "Person, who persists with stubborn tenacity in an attitude, in a purpose, in his ideas or opinions, often despite the contrary evidence, both as a habitual characteristic and as an attitude linked to particular cases and situations ”- Fonte Treccani.
And here, too, comes his approach to the difficulties with which he had to come to terms in life from a young age, managing to realize his dreams not only thanks to his talent, but also thanks to the strength of will and determination.