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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...
Thursday, 13 December 2018
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Sokol Shameti

Sokol Shameti, (born April 29, 1978) is an Albanian columnist, writer and journalist. Much of his interest is concerned with Politics of Albania, political philosophy and the late modern and contemporary history of the Balkans. Engaged with the Anti-globalization movement and International Organization for a Participatory Society, his work focuses on the failure of the political bodies of the left wing to represent public interests, the totalitarian ideology of the Neoliberalism and the transformation of the new left into right wing capital controlled parties. He is often mentioned among the Radical left activists in Albania.

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Nolian Lole

Nolian Lole is an TV journalist and television anchorman since 2001. From 2013 he is the author and the co-conductor of the "7pa5" morning show in Vizion Plus Television. He haves also an another connection with TIFF because he is a short-feature documentary producer since 2003 certified from Ard, German Public television, in the framework of the South East European Stability Pact. In the morning show studio, almost every day, he speaks with his guests about the issues of actuality in Albania and Region or World, without forgetting art, cinema, culture and sports. He also works in translation of children's books and various projects related to literature from German to Albanian.

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Ben Andoni

Ben Andoni, born in 1966 in Tirana, studied Geography-History and worked firstly at the  Hydrometeorological Institute. Since 1996 his main profession has been as a journalist. He wrote for the newspaper “Koha Jone”, was Cultural Editor of the newspapers “Gazeta Shqiptare” and “Korrieri”, Chief Editor of the weekly magazine “ABC” and Deputy Chief Editor of the magazine “MAPO” and “Java”. He is currently editor in chief for national Cultural Supplement “Milosao”. He was also correspondent of the Belgrade news agency BETA and currently for ORF (Austrian National Radio Television). Ben Andoni translates from Serbian, Croatian and English.

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