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Submited DocuTIFF 2017 » SUBMISSIONS DOCUTIFF 2017 TIFF web 350 films 117 shorts 82 mid-length + 152 feature) FilmFreeWay 2061 films 1333 shorts 351 mid-length + 377 feature) Festhome 206 films 111 shorts 35 mid-length + 60 feature) FilmFestivalLife 92 films 51 shorts 17 mid-length + 24 feature) Click4Festivals 110 films 56 shorts 24 mid-length + 30 feature) Movibeta 89 films 51 shorts 17 mid-length + 21 feature) Distributor 80 films 22 shorts 8 mid-length + 49 feature) _____... SPECIAL PROGRAM » SPECIAL PROGRAM 3rd edition DocuTIFF 2017   PANORAMA 1. André Villers, a Lifetime in Images by Marketa Tomanova | 2015 | Czech Republic, France | 62' 2. Born of Stone by Emilio Bellu | 2016 | Italy, Czech Republic | 15' 3. Cab Elvis by Andrew Franks | 2016 | USA | 11' 4. Korida by Siniša Vidović | 2016 | Austria | 87' 5. Offshore by Werner Schweizer | 2016 | Switzerland | 102' 6. Operation Wedding by Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov | 2016 | Israel | 62' 7. The Most Important Boy in the Wor... OFFICIAL SELECTION DocuTIFF 2017 » OFFICIAL SELECTION 3rd edition DocuTIFF 2017     FEATURE 1. Next Stop-Utopia by Apostolos Karakasis | 2016 | Greece | 91' 2. Pavlensky – Man and Might by Irene Langemann | 2016 | Germany | 99' 3. Radio Kobani by Reber Dosky | 2016 | Netherlands | 72' 4. Shingal, Where Are You? by Angelos Rallis | 2016 | Greece, Belgium | 103' 5. Stranger in Paradise by Guido Hendrikx | 2016 | Netherlands | 72' 6. Swagger by Olivier Babinet | 2016 | France | 85' 7. Tempestad by Tatiana Huezo | 2016 |... FESTIVAL RULES & REGULATIONS DocuTIFF 2017 » Entries of documentary films are invited to take part in competition in all formats of video and digital. All running times, topics, style and production technologies can be submitted. The director/producer with the submission of his/her application accepts the terms of the Festival and has no objection to the submission process, screening, and election of prizes. The director/producer with the submission of the film affirms that he/she has all the copyrights of audio, video, images and music ... DocuTIFF 2017 » 3rd edition DocuTIFF 2017 TIRANA INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL DocuTIFF is exited inviting filmmakers to submit their films in the third edition of 2017 festival, which will take place in Tirana, May, 10-17, 2017. DocuTIFF invites all documentaries from established and debut filmmakers alike to apply their feature, mid length and short films in International Competition and In Albanian Competition. DocuTIFF aims to encouraging documentary film production in Albania and to give... Awards Docutiff »   FEATURE JURY composed by Rada Šešic (Croatia), Agostino Ferrente (Italy) and Nikola Vukcevic (Montenegro) awards:   BEST FEATURE FILM Tempestad by Tatiana Huezo | 2016 | Mexico | 105'   The director who takes the audience on a contemplative and cinematically superb, poetic journey of exploring fear, corruption, social injustice and above all - the human strength to deal with and overcome misfortune of someone's destiny.   Regjisori, i cili e çon audiencën në një udhëtim kinematogr...
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Albanian (official selection - TIFF 2015)
5 Euro

 

Don RAÇA

Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 4’23

 

Edon is forced by his drug-addicted father to find 5 Euros. Edon has no option; he gets out on the streets and terrorizes his fellow. A shocking story about violence.

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Capsule

 

Irdit KASO

Fiction | Albania | 2015 | 18’54

 

 

Keli works as welder. He has not got his salary since nine months ago. He has to pay his credit and if not the bank will take his house. Keli tries to find a place feelling like home.

 

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Dreamland

 

Xhulio JOKA

Experimental | Albania | 2014 | 18’07’’

 

 

The story revolves around a young bullied boy who could not fit in the real world. One usual day, Alex discovers something. Something that would change his life forever. Between a land of dreams and reality, the movie revolves around a love story and an enternal sacrifice.

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Pandora

 

Arlinda MORINA

Experimental | Kosova | 2014 | 25’37’’

 

A couple is trying to save what is leſt from their relationship. Even though this is senseless, anylonger. And when the untolds’ are said, the relationship vanishes.

 

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The Innocent

 

Amir VITIJA

Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 14’50’’

 

A yong taxi dispatcher recieves an ordinary call that turn into a extraordinary situation...

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Think Twice

 

Naser SHILLOVA

Animation | UK | 2015 | 7’42’’

 

In the world of only land and sky three Happyballs sing, roll and play together. Their happiness is brought to a halt by the appearance of a single white chair in the horizon. Two of the Happyballs slide happily on it but a third Happyball wants it all for himself.

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8

 

Lorena HIDA

Experimental | Albania | 2015 | 8’

 

The dream begins in the living room.

 

 

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Chasing the Sun

 

Natasha BEGA

Fiction | Albania | 2015 | 30’

 

 

A film about love of two lesbians.

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It Has no Title

 

Elirë XHEMAILI, Benet NELKU

Experimental | Albania | 2015 | 24’44’’

 

 

This is the story of two film students trying to get their diploma film done. Reconstructing memories and moments in their quest to do so, they are hunted by whatislefiout.

 

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Retirement Day

 

Fisnik MUJI

Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 14’07’’

 

Agim Kryeziu, a 65 year- old, physics professor in gymnasium high school, is in his last day of teaching. His students and the school staff is preparing a farewell party for him. Everything is going perfectly well, when a night before his retirement, he experiences one of the technology tricks from his students, so we find him in the hospital “fighting for life”.

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THE LITTLE BRANCH

 

Bertrand SHIJAKU

Animation | Albania | 2015 | 10’20’’

 

 

This is the story of the little branch that wants to be free. One day she asks for help from her friend, the wood pecker, because she wants to separate from the mother tree. He gives the aid , she desires to see the world but one eagle could bring a potential disaster.

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Three

 

Arian DALLADAKU

Fiction | Albania | 2015 | 14’16’’

 

A party leader is going to a meeting. During the way he is rehearsing his speech. Suddenly he sees a couple in another car having an argument. He stops his speech.

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Building on Sand

 

Kejd KUQO

Documentary | Canada | 2014 | 8’21’’

 

An old tradition forces a man to leave his family in Albania. He is ultimately caught in a complex deportation bind.

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Cheers

 

Norika SEFA

Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 27’38’’

 

 

The first payment Lisi (13) decides to share among friends from work, as

a real man. Friends want rakia. Lisi will drink rakia, he already knows it is not easy to be an adult. But how can it become immediately so unstable? The one who can be very sweet with him behaves so mean to the friend next to him. They are still laughing, some are frowning. There is also a shout. Friends are drunk, they behave as children, so Lis has the time to show how grown up is he.

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Liberation

 

Burim HALITI

Fiction | Albania | 2015 | 30’

 

During the war, a teacher and a student, remain trapped in a primary school, they will survive inside the school for a few months, suddenly at the end something will happen to them!

 

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SHOK

 

Jamie DONOUGHUE

Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 21’05’’

 

 

The friendship of two boys is tested to its limits as they battle for survival during the Kosovo war…

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The Very Same

 

 

Armand VELLAHU

Fiction | Albania | 2014 | 25’

 

The film is focused on the nowadays Albanian youth. A guy must work, attend school, activities and rent a house at the same time. Being under pressure for lack of time, he starts lying. In a certain moment, everything in his mind start to be confused, and he is not more sure, what time, situation and chatacters, he is attending.

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Where is Don

 

More RAÇA

Fiction | Kosova | 2015 | 10’09’’

 

An episode in the life of a journalist living unprotected under the nightmare of threats.

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