Director of the documentary series on persecution themes from the dictatorial past of Albania, from their inception to completion, including “Imprisoned guitar” (31 min - 2018), “The stones of religion” (30 min - 2018), “Bloody frontiers” (21 min - 2019), “Longing to sing” (29 min - 2019, Finalist Lift-Off Global Network, Official selection TIFF ODA festival - North Macedonia 2019), “The revolt of Qaf-Bari” (32 min - 2019), “High-minded” (35 min - 2019), “The missing” (29 min - 2019), “The persecution of kulaks on dictatorship” (33 min -2020), and "Pilgrimage to the prisons of the communist dictatorship" (40 min - 2020).
“The white sheets” short documentary (2020) was selected for 15 international film festivals and won three awards: Audience Choice Award at the 18th Tirana International Film Festival in Albania, Golden Price at Vishwarang International Film Festival 2020 in India, and 3rd place at the 7th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra 2020. It was also a semi-finalist at the International Film and Video Festival "Catharsis" in Russia, and a finalist at the Pápa International Historical Film Festival in Hungary, as well as an official selection at the Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival in Izmir, Direct Monthly Online Film Festival, TIFF ODA in North Macedonia, and the 6th Balkan Panorama Film Festival in Turkey.
In September 2022, he completed the documentary "Half Year," which showcases the simple life of Kola, a 76-year-old man living in the Albanian Alps, who harmoniously coexists with nature, preserving cultural and spiritual values, natural resources, and traditions.
Pandeli Ceco is the Founder and Director of the international film festival Travel Fest Albania (https://travelfestalbania.com/).