Ismet Sijarina is a film director and scriptwriter living in Kosovo. He has directed a number of short films and his documentary film, BEYOND THE RAINBOW, has been greatly accepted worldwide. Ismet’s projects were showcased in various International festivals, namely San Sebastian, Thessaloniki IFF, Zurich IFF, Istanbul Bosporus IFF, Goteborg International Film Festival, Karlovy Vary film fest, Sarajevo Film Festival, RiverRun International Film Festival, goEast-Weisbaden, FobiFest, Crossing Europe, Kosmorama, Tirana Film Festival, Rome International Film Festival, Spokane IFF (USA), Dokufest, and many others. His debut feature film, COLD NOVEMBER, premiered at the San Sebastián International Film Festival and won numerous awards. Ismet currently lectures at Prishtina University’s Film Directing Program, and he is also a Member of the European Film Academy.