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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, 12 November 2018
Official selection
FEATURE FILMS - TIFF 2016 (14'th edition)
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1. Atousa's Laughter by Alireza Farid |2016| Iran | 78'

2. Don't Be Bad by Claudio Caligari |2015| Italy | 104'

3. Hear the Silence by Ed Ehrenberg |2015| Germany | 94'

4. Home Sweet Home by Faton Bajraktari |2016| Kosovo | 90'

5. Illegitimate by Adrian Sitaru |2016| Romania, Poland, France | 89'

6. Insight by Aleksandr Kott |2015| Russia | 89'

7. Klezmer by Piotr Chrzan |2015| Poland | 95'

8. Land of the Little People by Yaniv Berman |2016| Israel | 83'

9. The Apprentice by Emre Konuk |2015| Turkey | 86'

10. The Red Spider by Marcin Koszalka |2015| Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia | 90'

11. Weddingdoll by Nitzan Gilady |2015| Israel | 82'

12. Zoology by Ivan I. Tverdovsky |2016| Russia, France, Germany | 83'

 
SHORT FICTION FILMS - TIFF 2016 (14'th edition)
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1. A New Home by Žiga Virc | 2015 | Slovenia | 14'
2. A/K by Olivier Van Hoofstadt | 2016 | France | 10'
3. Adaptation by Bartosz Kruhlik | 2016 | Poland | 24'
4. Anna by Or Sinai | 2015 | Israel | 24'
5. Anonymous by Ivan Sokolov | 2016 | Spain | 13'
6. Aria of Life by Mingzhu Ma | 2015 | China | 15'
7. At the Border by Laurent Rouy | 2016 | Serbia | 17'
8. Bitchboy by Måns Berthas | 2016 | Sweden | 15'
9. Blue Borsalino by Mark Lobatto | 2015 | England | 16'
10. Breathe by Just Philippot | 2015 | France | 24'
11. Dobro by Marta Hernaiz Pidal | 2016 | Mexico, Bosnia & Herzegovina | 15'
12. Down From Heaven by Sasha Stanishik | 2016 | Macedonia | 20'
13. Eden Hostel by Gonzaga Manso | 2016 | Spain | 14'
14. Emily Must Wait by Christian Wittmoser | 2016 | Germany | 12'
15. Everything Will Be Okay by Patrick Vollrath | 2015 | Austria | 30'
16. False Flag by Asier Urbieta | 2016 | Spain | 11'
17. Fighting for Death by Eleonora Veninova | 2016 | Macedonia | 15'
18. First Like by Alexander Ronnberg | 2016 | Sweden | 3'
19. Harmonies by Eurydice Calméjane | 2015 | France | 21'
20. Home by Daniel Mulloy | 2016 | United Kingdom | 20'
21. Juliet by Marc Henri Boulier | 2015 | France | 12'
22. Kittiwakes by Iain Mitchell | 2016 | United Kingdom | 13'
23. Lila & Valentin by Adrien Lhommedieu | 2015 | France | 19'
24. Limbo by Konstantina Kotzamani | 2016 | Greece | 30'
25. Love Is a Sting by Vincent Gallagher | 2015 | Ireland | 18'
26. Mad Dogs by Danae Papaioannou | 2016 | Greece, Cyprus | 12'
27. Manodopera by Loukianos Moshonas | 2016 | Greece | 28'
28. Normal by Vadim Lasca | 2015 | Venezuela | 17'
29. On the Run by Gianguido Spinelli | 2015 | France | 12'
30. Picnic by Jure Pavlovic | 2015 | Croatia | 13'
31. Room for Rent by Enock Carvalho, Matheus Farias | 2016 | Brazil | 20'
32. Said's Cremation by Julien Sicard | 2015 | France | 29'
33. Stella by Massimiliano D'Epiro | 2016 | Italy | 18'
34. The Forgotten by Alexander Korolev | 2016 | Russia | 28'
35. The Mantis by Elena Polyakova | 2016 | Russia | 25'
36. The Pain by Ali Asgari | 2015 | France | 15'
37. The Pain Remains by Vladimir Taleski | 2016 | Macedonia | 14'
38. The Salt Man by Seyed Sajad Moosavi | 2015 | Iran | 15'
39. The Silence by Farnoosh Samadi, Ali Asgari | 2016 | Italy, France | 15'
40. The Sled by Emanuela Ponzano | 2016 | Italy | 19'
41. The Tip by Esteban Crespo | 2015 | Spain | 10'
42. Tomorrow Is Not Another Day by David Martín de los Santos | 2015 | Spain | 24'
43. Wall by Maya Tsamprou | 2015 | Greece | 13'
44. We Don't Bury Animals by Thibaut Charlut | 2016 | France | 30'
45. Where Water Comes Together... by Gianluca Mangiasciutti, Massimo Loi | 2016 | Italy | 14'
46. Your Steps by Max Kubrinskiy | 2016 | Russia | 21'
 
SHORT ANIMATED FILMS - TIFF 2016 (14'th edition)
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1. 20 Kicks by Dimitar Dimitrov | 2016 | Bulgaria | 6'
2. All the World's a Stage by Hannes Rall | 2016 | Germany | 2'
3. Baby Nap by Paul Mureșan | 2015 | Romania | 6'
4. Birdy Wouaf Wouaf by Ayce Kartal | 2015 | France | 4'
5. Clouds by Diego Maclean | 2016 | Canada | 12'
6. Comeback Wool E by Sumanta Ghosh | 2016 | India | 9'
7. Diaspora by Alaeddin Aboutaleb | 2015 | Tunisia | 13'
8. Ethnophobia by Joan Zhonga | 2015 | Greece, Albania | 17'
9. Haircut by Virginia Mori | 2015 | France, Italy | 8'
10. Merlot by Marta Gennari, Giulia Martinelli | 2016 | Italy | 6'
11. Ossa by Dario Imbrogno | 2016 | Italy | 4'
12. Rabbit Blood by Yağmur Altan | 2016 | Turkey, USA | 5'
13. Second to None by Vincent Gallagher | 2016 | Ireland | 7'
14. The Little Shoemaker by group of ISART | 2015 | France | 6'
15. The Right Place by Fernando Franco, Begoña Arostegui | 2015 | Spain | 3'
16. To Build a Fire by Fx Goby | 2016 | France | 13'
 
SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILMS - TIFF 2016 (14'th edition)
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1. After Auschwitz by Paul Blinkhorn | 2016 | United Kingdom | 12'
2. Echo by Xacio Baño | 2015 | Spain | 20'
3. Football Brothers by Marcin Filipowicz | 2015 | Poland | 28'
4. Monica by Dimitris Argyriou | 2016 | Germany | 5'
5. The Learning Alliance by Muhammad Umar Saeed | 2016 | Pakistan | 9'
6. The Roads We Don't Take by Zlata Oronova | 2016 | Russia | 14'
7. Waiapi by Luciano Toriello | 2016 | Brazil | 30'
8. Yesterday, It Wasn't Too Bad, Mr. Schürmann by Jan Krämer | 2016 | Germany | 24'
 
SHORT EXPERIMENTAL FILMS - TIFF 2016 (14'th edition)
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1. A Place I Have Never Been by Adrian Flury | 2015 | Switzerland | 5'

2. Granny's Garden by Sholeh Zahraei | 2016 | Cyprus | 5'

3. I Woke Up Before I Went to Sleep by Tim Harrison | 2015 | United Kingdom | 4'

4. January Hymn by Katherine Canty | 2015 | Ireland | 13'

5. Laika Stardust by Antonin Bobò | 2016 | Italy | 15'

6. Moving Across Opposite Directions by Guli Silberstein | 2016 | United Kingdom | 6'

7. Nosztalgia by Vanessa Malheiros & Wayner Tristao | 2016 | Brazil | 3'

8. Rod Zegwi Dan Pikan by Azim Moollan | 2015 | Mauritius | 4'

9. S.C.A.N. by Dénes Ruzsa & Fruzsina Spitzer | 2015 | Hungary | 7'

10. Shell by Daniel Ahrens | 2016 | Germany | 4'

11. Subotika – Land of Wonders by Peter Volkart | 2015 | Switzerland | 13'

12. What Happens in Your Brain by Zora Rux | 2015 | Germany | 6'

 
IN ALBANIAN - TIFF 2016 (14'th edition)
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1. A Drop of Blood by Bekim Guri | 2015 | Kosovo | 10'
2. Alone by Jeton Lakna | 2016 | Kosovo | 10’
3. Ana by Ajola Daja | 2016 | Albania | 27'
4. Bal Kan by Kriks Dumo | 2015 | Albania | 19'
5. Bet by Endrit Delisula | 2016 | Albania | 16'
6. Cheating for Papers by Valmir Tertini | 2016 | Kosovo | 19'
7. Faraway by Megi Karaj | 2016 | Albania | 6'
8. Feral by Emily Jusufi | 2016 | Macedonia | 23'
9. Granatë by Ornela Peka | 2016 | Kosovo | 18'
10. Hasan Tahsini by Kujtim Gjonaj | 2016 | Albania | 41'
11. Land by Ibrahim Deari | 2016 | Macedonia | 25'
12. Life on a Carousel by Elkjana Gjipali | 2015 | Albania | 14'
13. Limelight by Lorin Terezi | 2016 | Albania | 12'
14. Lost Exile by Fisnik Maxhuni | 2016 | Kosovo | 29'
15. Midnight Vibrations by Anton Ndreca | 2015 | Kosovo | 29'
16. One, Two, Monologues... by Blerina Goce | 2016 | Albania | 7'
17. Realscope by Enxhi Rista | 2015 | Albania | 4'
18. Scream by Leart Rama | 2016 | Kosovo | 7'
19. The Almayer Inn by Romina Ruda | 2016 | Kosovo | 8'
20. The Dog Killers by Ergys Meta | 2016 | Albania | 15'
21. The Last Battle by Alban Zogjani | 2015 | Kosovo | 11'
22. The Ritual of a City by Bertrand Shijaku | 2016 | Albania | 4'
23. The Rope Broke by Mehmet Selcuk Bilge | 2015 | Albania | 7'
24. Threads by Donjeta Hyseni | 2016 | Kosovo | 6'
25. Waves by Xhulio Joka | 2016 | Albania | 15'
 
Short Student - TIFF 2016 (14'th edition)
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1. A Long Time Ago in Silesia by Tomasz Protokowicz | 2015 | Poland | 16'

2. Actual Incident by Dominykas Valiukas | 2016 | Lithuania | 26'

3. All Rivers Run to the Sea by Alexandru Badea | 2016 | Romania | 25'

4. At Dawn by Omri Burstyn | 2015 | Israel | 19'

5. Colette and the Room B-12 by Alexandra Karamisaris | 2015 | France | 10'

6. Forest of Echoes by Luz Olivares Capelle | 2016 | Austria | 30'

7. Grandma's Day by Miłosz Sakowski | 2015 | Poland | 30'

8. Husky by Yasmin Afifi | 2016 | United Kingdom | 12'

9. Ioana by Simon Pfister | 2015 | Germany | 29'

10. Km 73 by Radu Ghelbereu | 2015 | Romania | 16'

11. Latent by Lefteris Parasyris | 2015 | United Kingdom | 12'

12. Leonardo by Ilir Hasanaj | 2015 | Switzerland | 19'

13. Magasin by Jordy Tempelman | 2016 | Netherlands | 23'

14. Mary by Grigory Kolomytsev | 2016 | Russia | 15'

15. Shadowboxer by Jannis Lenz | 2016 | Germany | 18'

16. Silentium Dei by Attila Rostas | 2015 | USA | 14'

17. State of Emergency by Tarek Roehlinger | 2016 | Germany | 12'

18. Tenderness by Emilia Zielonka | 2016 | Poland | 25'

19. The Celebration by Martin Kuba | 2016 | Czech Republic | 28'

20. The Locksmith by MIltiades Christides | 2015 | Greece | 5'

21. Under the Sun by Qiu Yang | 2015 | China | 19'

22. Voicemail by Erec Brehmer | 2015 | Germany | 29'

 
Video Art
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1. Adam's Apple by Alketa Ramaj | 2013 | Albania | 4’

2. Anarchy by Fani Zguro | 2014 | Albania | 10’

3. Anomaly by Leart Rama | 2016 | Albania | 7’

4. Artist Drive by Brigitte Zieger, Philippe Fernandez | 2010 | 6’

5. Detour by Ivi Topp | 2015 | France | 6’

6. Exchange Domination by Gentian Gjikopulli | 2013 | Albania | 4’

7. Female Fist by Kajsa Dahlberg | 2006 | Sweden | 20’

8. Film by Ilir Lluka | 2015 | Albania | 17’

9. Fraude by Manuela Garcia | 2013 | Peru | 8’

10. From the Silver Screen to Soccer Field by Özgür Demirci | 2016 | Turkey | 9’ 23”

11. Gospels by Erik Bünger | 2006 | Sweden | 5’

12. Je Suis Malade/ Azerbaijani Version - Fidan ( A cappella) by Dejan Kaludjerović | 2014 | Austria | 9’

13. Origin by Mary Marinopoulou and Charlène Biju | 2015 | Slovenia | 1’

14. Pickelporno by Pipilotti Rist | 1992 | Switzerland | 12’

15. Remains of the Day by Ferhat Özgür | 2013 | Turkey | 13’

16. Routine by Artan Shabani | 2012 | Albania | 4’

17. Tescani. No Limits by Ana Catalina Gubandru | 2016 | Romania | 9’

18. The Anglerfish by Edson Luli | 2013 | Albania | 3’

19. The Breathing Lesson by Dora Garcia | 2001 | 5’

20. Under Collar by KOJA-Fitore Isufi | 2012 | Kosova | 6’46”

21. Za Andreja by Mary Marinopoulou | 2016 | Slovenia | 2’

 

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