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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...
Saturday, 18 November 2017
Animation (official selection - TIFF 2017)
AIRPORT

Switzerland | 2017 | 10’

Airports - the pinnacle of modern society, places where the limits of borders, security and tolerance are constantly tested. While for some the journey starts, for others it abruptly ends.

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CHILL AND SHIVERING

Hong Kong | 2016 | 10’

When addiction makes you forget the precious things you have lost ... At the right time, right place ... Even for a cold rainy night ... Enough to recover what you have lost from your addiction.

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IN EXILE

Moldova | 2016 | 11’

In Exile is the story of a boy who lives with his grandmother in an Eastern European village. His parents are both working abroad, so the boy is left to his own devices. He fills his time by playing in an abandoned shed on the river bank. Inside the shed he toils away at a mysterious project - a powerful ‘flying machine’ that would take him to his parents. This project keeps him going, until one day he makes an unexpected friend who needs his care and protection.

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NOTHING HAPPENS

Denmark | 2017 | 12’

It’s freezing cold in the city suburbs. Yet some people are gathering. I watch them form a row across the horizon. We are all waiting for something to happen. But nothing does… We have gathered to witness an event. To participate in being seen. The spectacle of watching and being watched.

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ROUND TRIP MARY

Macedonia | 10’

In a small village a young cowgirl is rounding up her cattle and preparing herself for a trip to the town. On her way there she meets different people in different sceneries. In the town she is attracted by the cinema building and the film posters. The girl enters the cinema for the first time…

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THE BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER

Switzerland | 2016 | 6’

A man on a bridge, separated from the love of his life. Wanting to be with her one last time, he decides to go and seek her in the hereafter.

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WHERE HAVE THE FLOWERS GONE

China | 2016 | 7’

A piggy pursuing dream in the big factory but in reality all efforts seemed powerless and even killed himself.

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AND THE MOON STANDS STILL

Belarus | 2017 | 11’

The presence of the moon affects all under its glow. The film explores the lunar cycle and the energies invoked by its radiance.

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CONFINED

Italy | 2016 | 11’

Sicily, fascist period. A shadow show performer is confined in an island with a lighthouse because during one of his show he uses his art to make fun of Mussolini. A fortuitous event along with his art will redeem him from loneliness and captivity.

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LIGHT SIGHT

Iran | 2016 | 8’

M.E., the imprisoned character in a room is attracted to a hanging light and tries to catch it. But the room itself becomes an obstacle on his way.

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OUR WONDERFUL NATURE – THE COMMON CHAMELEON

Germany | 2016 | 4’

The feeding habits of the common cameleon as never seen before.

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SAND

Netherlands | 2017 | 5’

You get up at five, eat your vitamins, take some water with your coffee, work for a few hours, eat your omegas and flavonoids, work a little more, get some exercise and then take a shower.

But don’t bother trying to wash the sand out of your hair.

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THE SCARLET WHALE

Colombia | 2017 | 15’

A whale hunter loses his family and at the same time he suffers a transformation that makes him into a whale, suffering regret for the acts performed try out his human consciousness.

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WISHING BOX

USA | 2017 | 6’

The pirate Derek and his sidekick monkey after years sailing, finally found a treasure box, and this box is a magic box can make your wishes come true.

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BYSTANDER

Iran | 2017 | 8’

An old man is living with a window on in front of his eyes. He sees a cold black and white and fragile world from behind the window. But the window was not always there while he was a young active participant of a big revolution...

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FRAMED

Italy | 2017 | 7’

Framed is a noir animated short-film, which investigates the role of the individual in society. In an anonymous police station, F.K. asks the Law for help in the attempt to report the abuses he has been through: his birth, his formation, his forced work. He will end up stuck in an endless nightmare.

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MANIVALD

Estonia | 2017 | 13’

Manivald, a fox, is turning 33. Overeducated, unemployed and generally uninspired, he lives with his overbearing, retired mother and spends his days learning piano while she makes his coffee and washes his socks. It is an easy life, but not a good one. Their unhealthy co-dependence is about to collapse when the washing machine breaks down and Toomas, a sexy and adventurous wolf repairman, arrives to fix it, and them.

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PET MAN

Iran | 2017 | 5’

A Story about an animal dealer gone asleep in his shop and had a nightmare finding himself caught in an animal cage, then escaped to seek rescues for animals but every time faced with an obstacle... At last, He awoke from the nightmare but still feeling himself surrounded with ambiguity and fear of those animals.

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STARS

USA | 2017 | 5’

Grandpa and grandson street sellers sell stars in a town near the shore. One night, they run out of the stars…

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THE SERVANT

Iran | 2017 | 9’

A bug becomes a servant, but who is the master?

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