Washed by the Moon is a documentary exploring the ancient tradition of Këngë Labe – an at-risk singing style unique to southern Albania.
A turbulent history – from constant invasion and occupation, to a brutal communist dictatorship which followed World War II and ended in chaotic civil war – has isolated Albania in every way. It is the last part of Europe to be untouched by globalisation, for better and for worse.

Those still practising this astonishing custom each have an incredible and touching story to tell.


NTS Radio I recorded a radio documentary about Albanian isopolyphonic music for NTS in April. You can listen here.


Washed by the Moon is scheduled for release in March 2018. For more information, contact hello@danshutt.co.uk

All material © Danchfilm Ltd. 2017