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AWARDS 15th edition TIFF 2017 »   FEATURE JURY composed by Denis Côté (Canada) and Dritan Huqi (Albania) awards:   BEST FEATURE FILM   BEST FEATURE FILM Glory by Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov | 2016 | Bulgaria, Greece | 97'   A movie that speaks to every time, place, and society – with an extraordinary development of a simple plot, which we live every day. A movie that carries a powerful message, but also a work of art with emotional and aesthetical values.   Një film që i flet çdo kohe, çdo vendi dhe çd... SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILMS - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   1,4 Sextillion Litre Doro Götz Germany 2017 8 Days of Parlor Zoe Phylactidou Cyprus 2016 Born of Stone Emilio Bellu Italy, Czechia 2016 Dragon Circle Gertrud Schulte Westenberg Germany 2016 Evripidou 14 Michael Demetrius Greece 2016 Golden Hour Claudia Vogt Germany 2017 Happy Happy Baby Jan Soldat Germany 2017 In Search of the Land Without Evil Anna Azevedo Brazil 2017 Jungle Colia Vranici France 2016 ... DOCUMENTARY Mid-length - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   Everybody Knows... Elizabeth Murray Kristi Zea USA 2016 Imma Pasquale Marino Italy 2017 On the Edge of Life Yaser Kassab Syria 2017 Prohibited Visit Nikos Theodosiou Greece 2017 Saint Lazarus's Miracle Nicolas Muñoz Avia Spain 2016 Valentina Maximilian Feldmann Germany 2016 VIDEO ART - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   Brutes Are Afraid of Silence Étienne Boulanger Canada 2016 Ex Terrat Reinhold Bidner Austria, France 2016 Final Gathering Alain Escalle France 2017 Finish Saeed Naghavian Iran 2017 Genesis Abtin Mozafari Iran 2017 Hey You! Tessa Garland UK 2016 Hiwa Jacqueline Lentzou Greece 2016 Hysteria Maurice Kelliher UK, Ireland 2016 Label Amir Lashkari Iran 2017 Lying Women Deborah Kelly Australia 2017 mo... STUDENT International - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   Beer & Calippo Paul Ploberger Austria 2017 Best of Everything, Always Alexios Koukias-Pantelis UK 2017 Boundary Bartosz Brzeziński Poland 2016 Buoyancy Simon Valentin Denmark 2017 Casting Katarzyna Iskra Poland 2017 Digital Immigrants Dennis Stauffer, Norbert Kottmann Switzerland 2016 Donkey Xote Ottó Bánovits Hungary, Sweden 2016 Eat me! Ilina Perianova Bulgaria 2016 Empathy (a digital love letter) ... IN ALBANIAN - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   A Long Way Home Ibër Deari Macedonia 2017 A True Story Viron Roboci Albania 2017 Conversation on Life Agim Abdula Macedonia 2016 Heaven Has Been Fooled Odeta Çunaj Albania 2016 Home More Raça Kosova 2016 Kaini Shaqir Veseli Albania 2017 Lord of the House Daniëlle Bremer Kosova 2017 Reverse Antipode Oltsen Gripshi Albania 2017 The Eagles Sokol Reka Belgium 2017 The Junction Xhelal Haliti Kosova 2... DOCUMENTARY Full-length - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   69 Minutes of 86 Days Egil Haskjold Larsen Norway 2017 Blood and the Moon Tommaso Cotronei Italy, Yemen 2017 Jeffrey Yanillys Perez Dominican Republic, France 2017 Mr. Gay Syria Ayse Toprak Turkey 2017 Siberian Love Olga Delane Germany 2016 The Charro of Toluquilla José Villalobos Romero Mexico 2016 Tonino Daniele Ceccarini, Mario Molinari Italy 2017 SHORT ANIMATED FILMS - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   Aiport Michaela Müller Switzerland 2017 And the Moon Stands Still Yulia Ruditskaya Belarus 2017 Bystander Sheyda Kashi Iran 2017 Chill and Shivering Kwok Wai Chung Philip Hong Kong 2016 Confined Nico Bonomolo Italy 2016 Framed Marco Jemolo Italy 2017 In Exile Alexander Kurilov Moldova 2016 Light Sight Seyed M. Tabatabaei Iran 2016 Manivald Chintis Lundgren Estonia 2017 Nothing Happens Uri & Michel... SHORT FICTION FILMS - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) » 8 Minutes George Gogichaishvili, David Abramishvili Georgia 2017 A Swedish Classic Måns Berthas Sweden 2017 Animal Bahman & Bahram Ark Iran 2017 Blue in Green Leigh Heiman Pruzanski Israel 2016 Building No.13 Amir Gholami Iran 2016 Burning Slimane Bounia France 2016 Check-list Frédéric Mosbeux Belgium 2017 Everyday Philippe Orreindy France 2017 Fluffy Lee Filipovski Serbia 2016 FU Ilya Aksenov R... FEATURE FILMS - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) » A Balkan Noir Dražen Kuljanin Sweden, Montenegro 2017 Beneath the Silence Erez Mizrahi, Sahar Shavit Israel 2016 Black Crow Tayfur Aydin Turkey 2016 Daybreak Gentian Koçi Albania, Greece 2017 Directions Stephan Komandarev Bulgaria, Germany, Macedonia 2017 Glory Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov Bulgaria 2016 Ministry of Love Pavo Marinković Croatia 2016 Mothering Roqiye Tavakoli Iran 2017 Unwanted Edon R...
Friday, 15 December 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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