Visar Morina is Kosovo-born, Germany-based screenwriter-director. In the start of his career he held diverse jobs in theatre, film and television, until he entered Audiovisual Media studies in the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne.
Babai is his feature debut. The film won Best Director & Label Europa Cinemas awards in Karlovy Vary International Film Festival; One Future Prize & Young German Cinema awards in Munich Film Festival; First Work Award of the Student Jury in Cottbus Film Festival of Young East European Cinema; Best Feature Film award in Crossing Europe festival. Nominated for EFA European Film Awards.
This film, presented by the director himself in "Scanorama" program "Crossing Europe", has also been presented for the European Film Academy award.