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AWARDS 16th edition TIFF 2018 »   INTERNATIONAL FEATURE COMPETITION The jury composed by: Andrea Wink (Germany), Besnik Krapi (Kosovo), Marija Perovic (Montenegro) GOLDEN OWL - BEST FEATURE FILM Irina by Nadejda Koseva | Bulgaria | 2018 A strong story about surviving in unpleasant surrounding through female character that shows how we can forgive and find the hope at the end. Një historie të fuqishme mbi mbijetesën në një mjedis të pakënaqshëm përmes një personazhi femër, e cila tregon si mund të ... Newsletter 2018 »   Tirana International Film Festival is the most important cinematographic event that takes place in Albania. Not only because is the oldest and most experienced but also for the highest number of applications, selective films’ capability, the rich program, fascinating discoveries and premieres of the most important cinematic films’ market today in the world. For all mentioned reasons, Tirana International Film Festival after applying was qualified as Festival from  the  Academy of Art an... Programme 2018 » Competition: 1. FEATURE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION (Feature - EYE on TIFF) 2. SHORT INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION (Live Action - Animation - Student - Video Art & Experimental) 3. DOCUMENTARY INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION (Feature - Mid - Short Lengths) 4. BALKAN COMPETITION (Feature - Short) 5. IN ALBANIAN COMPETITION Non Competition: 1. SPECIAL SCREENINGs 2. FOCUS ( For Another Dream May '68 - Oscar® Nominated Short films 2018 - OIPLA Animation Poland 2018 - IVAN ARGOTE Video Art) 3. PAN... Festival description » GENERAL INFORMATION Tirana International Film Festival, which is implemented by the Tirana Film Institute,  is the biggest and the oldest Film Festival in Albania, placed in the capital city Tirana. The Festival was created in 2003 (it was the first film festival after 1 decade of gap from the official state film festival organized during the communism regime until 1990). The Festival is internationally recognized and screens every year more than 200 movies of all genres (feature, short, fictio...
Monday, 19 November 2018
Official selection
FEATURE FILMS
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  1. Across the Sea by Pierre Maillard | Drama | Switzerland, Albania | 2015 | 106’
  2. Amsterdam Express by Fatmir Koçi | Drama, Romance | UK, Albania, Netherlands, Germany | 2014 | 93’
  3. Babai by Visar Morina | Drama | Germany, Kosovo, Macedonia, France | 2015 | 103’
  4. Banat by Adriano Valerio | Drama | Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia | 2015 | 82’
  5. Index Zero by Lorenzo Sportiello | Sci-Fi | UK, Italy | 2014 | 82’
  6. Pikadero by Ben Sharrock | Comedy, Drama | Spain, UK | 2015 | 99’
  7. Raul by Matías Venables | Drama | Chile | 2014 | 73’
  8. She Comes Back on Thursday by André Novais Oliveira | Documentary | Brasil | 2014 | 108’
  9. Sworn Virgin by Laura Bispuri | Drama | Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France | 2015 | 87’
  10. Xenia by Panos H. Koutras | Drama | Greece, France, Belgium | 2014 | 134’
 
SHORT FICTION FILMS
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  1. A Serious Comedy by Lander Camarero | Spain | 2014 | 30’
  2. A Tree in the Sea by Shahir Zag | United Arab Emirates | 2015 | 18’35’’
  3. Are You Tough Enough by Michael Schmidt-Olsen | Denmark | 2015 | 7’
  4. Bad Hunter by Sahim Omar Kalifa | Belgium, UAE, Iraq | 2014 | 14’
  5. Belonging by Serkan Ertekin | Turkey | 2015 | 30’
  6. Bittersweet by Michal Wawzrzecki | Poland | 2014 | 18’45’’
  7. Breath by Artur Gorishti | Albania | 2015 | 15’
  8. Champion by Måns Berthas | Sweden | 2015 | 19’24’’
  9. Excursion by Adrian Sitaru | Romania | 2014 | 19’28’’
  10. Forever Young by Spiros Charalambous | Greece | 2014 | 21’25’’
  11. Ice Water by Jalal Saedpanah | Iran | 2015 | 14’50’’
  12. I've Just Had a Dream by Javi Navarro | Spain | 2014 | 7’25’’
  13. Joanna by Panagiotis Fafoutis | Greece | 2015 | 9’15’’
  14. Kennels by Massimiliano D'Agostino | Italy | 2015 | 16’31’’
  15. Mashka by Igor Kagramanov | Russia | 2014 | 26’
  16. Mother Virgin No More by Derya Durmaz | Turkey | 2015 | 7’15’’
  17. Prosefhi (Greek School Prayer) by Thanasis Neofotistos | Greece | 2014 | 20’
  18. She Bought it is Zarausz by Aitor Arregi | Spain | 2014 | 15’39’’
  19. Shirt Sleeve by Suela Bako | Albania | 2015 | 14’17’’
  20. Sonderkommando by Nicola Ragone | Italy | 2015 | 19’10’’
  21. Ten Buildings Away by Miki Polonski | Israel | 2015 | 25’
  22. The Field by Asier Altuna | Spain | 2014 | 12’31’’
  23. The Horse by Yll Citaku & Alban Ukaj | Kosova | 2014 | 14’20’’
  24. The Rooster by Aleksey Nuzhny | Russia | 2015 | 21’
  25. The Seed by Barney Frydman | Belgium | 2015 | 20’46’’
  26. The Substitute by Nathan Hughes-Berry | UK | 2015 | 23’06’’
  27. The Time of a Young Man About to Kill by Neritan Zinxhiria | Italy, Albania | 2015 | 19’46’’
  28. The Translator            by Emre Kayiş | UK | 2014 | 23’
  29. Travelling by Karolina Zaleszczuk | Poland | 2015 | 23’27’’
  30. Useful Area by David Cervera Sanchez | Spain | 2014 | 4’34’’
  31. Wayward by Kira Richard Hamen | Denmark | 2014 | 19’39’’
 
SHORT ANIMATED FILMS
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  1. Cube by Farhad Najafifard | Iran | 2015 | 2’30’’
  2. Golden Shot by Gökalp Gönen | Turkey | 2015 | 8’40’’
  3. In Your Eyes by Julien Arnal | France | 2015 | 6’06’’
  4. Portrait of a Wind-Up Maker by Darío Pérez | Spain | 2015 | 4’36’’
  5. Pull the Trigger by Jossie Malis | Spain | 2014 | 11’54’’
  6. Religatio by Jaime Giraldo | Canada | 2014 | 3’22’’
  7. Sand Mother by Didi Rodan | Spain | 2014 | 13’25’’
  8. Shades of Gray by Alexandra Averyanova | Russia | 2014 | 6’28’’
  9. The Old Tree by Farnoosh Abedi | Iran | 2014 | 10’45’’
  10. The Valley Below by Joel Hofmann | Switzerland | 2015 | 8'31''
 
SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILMS
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  1. A Film by Abigail by Paul Vernon | UK | 2014 | 5'26’’
  2. Cinema Road by Nikos Theodosiou | Greece | 2015 | 15’05’’
  3. Daphné or the Lovely Specimen by Sébastien Laudenbach & Sylvain Derosne | France | 2014 | 14’16’’
  4. Invisible by Zofia Pregowska | Poland | 2014 | 22’05’’
  5. Sayachapis by Marie soleil Henri Foisy | Canada | 2014 | 20’47’’
  6. Skyline Memory Vanish in the Air by Beatriz Ruibal | Spain | 2015 | 23’25’’
  7. Where is my Mother's House by Selma Nayebi | Iran | 2014 | 15’
 
SHORT EXPERIMENTAL FILMS
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  1. Action Painting No.1-No.2 by Krefer & Turca | Brasil | 2014 | 6’45’’
  2. Celluloid Me by Sholeh Zahraei | Cyprus | 2014 | 3’
  3. Des Baisers Froids Comme la Lune by Consuelo Frauenfelder & Stefan Lauper | Switzerland | 2014 | 12’08’’
  4. Dimensions of Belonging by Richard Soriano Legaspi | Philippines, Italy | 2014 | 4'24’’
  5. First Contact by Dimitris Argyriou | Lithuania | 2014 | 6’54’’
  6. Forgotten Ritual by Mirjam Hlastan | Germany | 2015 | 10’21’’
  7. Irminsul by Jolan Auzeby, Julien Comman, Célia Hanini, Kopsès Laforêt, Liza Van Den Bergh | France | 2015 | 5’25’’
  8. Jan Peeters by Miguel López Beraza | Spain | 2015 | 7'41’’
  9. Mouldy Memories by Edina Csüllög, Anti Naulainen, Helen Unt | Estonia | 2014 | 12’
  10. The Loops of Emptiness by Gabrielė Labanauskaitė & Adomas Jablonskis | Lithuania | 2015 | 9'38’’
  11. Triptyque by Camille Mikolajczak | Belgium | 2014 | 5’50
 
IN ALBANIAN
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  1. 5 Euro by Don Raça | Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 4’23
  2. 8 by Lorena Hida | Experimental | Albania | 2015 | 8’
  3. Building on Sand by Kejd Kuqo | Documentary | Canada | 2014 | 8’21’’
  4. Capsule by Irdit Kaso | Fiction | Albania | 2015 | 18’54
  5. Chasing the Sun by Natasha Bega | Fiction | Albania | 2015 | 30’
  6. Cheers by Norika Sefa | Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 27’38’’
  7. Dreamland by Xhulio Joka | Experimental | Albania | 2014 | 18’07’’
  8. It Has no Title by Elirë Xhemaili & Benet Nelku | Experimental | Albania | 2015 | 24’44’’
  9. Liberation by Burim Haliti | Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 28’46’’
  10. Pandora by Arlinda Morina | Experimental | Kosova | 2014 | 25’37’’
  11. Retirement Day by Fisnik Muji | Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 14’07’’
  12. Shok by Jamie Donoughue | Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 21’05’’
  13. The Innocent by Amir Vitija | Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 14’50’’
  14. The Little Branch by Bertrand Shijaku | Animation | Albania | 2015 | 10’20’’
  15. The Very Same by Armand Vellahu | Fiction | Albania | 2014 | 25’
  16. Think Twice by Naser Shillova | Animation | UK | 2015 | 7’42’’
  17. Three by Arian Dalladaku | Fiction | Albania | 2015 | 14’16’’
  18. Where is Don by More Raça | Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 10’09’’
 

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