Feature film HIVE shortlisted for 2022 Academy Awards®


"Hive is anchored by Yllka Gashi’s subdued yet intensely emotional performance..."


Sundance Film Festival


Yllka Gashi


Yllka is an expert in upheaval. Once a carefree child, she grew up amid the Kosovo war. Since then she has found herself wearing many labels; war survivor, refugee and now, immigrant. Yet through all the chaos one constant remains; Yllka Gashi is an artist.

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Yllka is a passionate and life long human rights activist, serving as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and more recently with Save The Children in her native Kosovo.


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