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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...
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Animation (official selection - TIFF 2011)
About Killing The Pig

Director:  Simone Massi

Title in English: About Killing The Pig
Original title:  Dell'ammazzare il maiale

2011/ Italy/ Digital Beta/ 6’/ Animation/ Colour-B&W

CREDITS
Script: Simone Massi; Photography: Simone Massi; Editing: Simone Massi; Animation: Simone Massi; Music: Stefano Sasso; Sound: Stefano Sasso; Producer: Simone Massi

Synopsis:
At the beginning of January the men enter the pig's sty and tie his muzzle. While he is being dragged out to be killed the animal has the chance to see the sky and the things of the World.

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How to raise the moon

Director: Anja Struck

Title in English: How to raise the moon
Original title: How to raise the moon

2011/ Germany& Denmark/ 35mm/ 8’48’’/ Animation/ B&W

CREDITS
Script:  Anja Struck; Photography:  Angela Poschet, bvk; Editing: Anja Struck; Animation:  Dan Ramsey, Anja Perl; Music:  Marcio Doctor; Sound:  Marcio Doctor; Leading actors:  Tora Balslev; Producer:  Anja Struck

Synopsis:
In a place of condensed time, the stagnant things become alive and Sleep (Fox) and Death (Bunny) are fighting over a sleeping woman´s life. An experimental animation shortfilm about stalemate, surreal cycles in a poetic world and the secret of how to raise the moon.

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Tale Of The Wind

Director:  Cláudio Jordão

Title in English:  Tale Of  The Wind
Original title:  Conto do Vento

2010/ Portugal/ Betacam/ 12’/ Animation/ Colour

CREDITS
Script:  Nelson Martins; Editing:  Claudio Jordão; Animation:  Cláudio Jordão, Nelson Martins; Music:  João Paulo Nunes; Sound: João Paulo Nunes; Producer:  António C. Valente

Synopsis:
Salva had the gift of feeling the life of nature through her body. She lived in the forest across the river with Ábia his mother and she was happy until the day her life changed. Men and women of the village forced her to watch the burning of her mother accused of witchcraft. Years later the fear that the villagers had to her mother is the same that move them against her.

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Waiting for yesterday

Director: Patrick Junghans

Title in English: Waiting for yesterday
Original title: Waiting for yesterday

2011/ Belgium/ HD/ 8’/ Animation/ Colour

CREDITS
Script: Patrick Junghans; Sound: Yves De Mey; Producer: Anthony Rey

Synopsis:
A depressed man struggles to move on and escape haunting memories of his wife, who was killed several years ago in a tragic accident.

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Corridor

Director: Frèdèrique Ortega

Title in English: Corridor
Original title: Corridor

2011/ France/ HD/ 11’15’’/ Animation/ Colour

CREDITS
Script: Frèdèrique Ortega;  Editing: Romain Strabol; Animation: Wang Jing, Marielle Guyot; Music: Matthieu Levain; Sound: Matthieu Levain; Producer: Serge Elissalde, Olivier Catherin

Synopsis:
A young boy and his parents walk around in a carnival. The mother encourages her son to have a go on a ghost train, alone. Apprehensively, the child accepts. Across the tunnel, he will find himself in a real train where he will be confronted to himself and grow up.

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On Fire

Director:  Zoltan Horvath

Title in English:  On Fire
Original title:  Feu Sacré

2010/  Schweiz/ HD/ 9’/ Animation/ Colour

CREDITS
Script: Zoltan Horvath; Photography: Robert Nortik; Editing: Zoltan Horvath; Animation: Lynn Gerlach, Shinta Juilland, Julien Melt , Zoltan Horvath; Music: Léon Rousseau; Sound: Leon Rousseau; Producer:  Nicolas Burlet

Synopsis:
On Fire’ is a tribute to one of the greatest actors of stage and screen, Marlon Brando; a rebel, a genius, a man who never knew the meaning of the word ‘compromise’ and Influenced profoundly everything actors' generation after him.

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Teclopolis

Director:  Javier Mrad

Title in English:  Teclopolis
Original title:  Teclópolis

2009/Argentina / DVD/ 12’/ Animation/ Colour

CREDITS
Script:  Javier Mrad, Javier Salazar, Javier Swedsky; Photography:  Juan Maglione;
Editing:  Hugo Primero, Diego Primero; Animation:  Becho Lo Bianco, Mariano Bergara; Music:  Cesar Lerner; Sound:  Pablo Locane; Producer:  Diego Primero, Javier Mrad

Synopsis:
Once upon a time... Old magazines gently dance in the wind. A super-8 camera crawls over a wooden table while an old carpet flows in and out. Suddenly, a mouse and then, a whole civilization running towards its inevitable destiny. Plastic waste has reached the point where not even the most distant beaches are safe.

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Way Out

Director:  Lili Sheikhat

Title in English:  Way Out
Original title:  Way Out

2011/ Israel/ HD/ 5’/ Animation/ Colour-B&W

CREDITS
Script:  Lili Sheikhat; Photography: Lili Sheikhat;Editing: Lili Sheikhat;
Animation: Lili Sheikhat;Music:  Ofer Yair; Sound: Ofer Yair; Producer:  Bezalel academy of arts and design

Synopsis:
The hero goes down into the underground, sits down on a train and falls asleep. He is sleeping and waking up and dreaming.Through drowsiness in front of him the subway stations are coming and going..Dream and reality are mixing,intertwining together.In his dreams he sees some significant events of his life in which he missed something great,and now he regrets.They appear in front of him as the lanterns inside the underground tunnels. Perhaps,it is not too late now to change The Reality- his life.

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Gypaetus Helveticus

Director: Marcel Barelli

Title in English: Gypaetus Helveticus
Original title: Gypaetus Helveticus

2011/ Swiss/ HD/ 7’/ Animation/ Colour

CREDITS
Script: Marcel Barelli; Editing: Zoltán Horváth; Animation: Marcel Barelli; Music: Louis Crelier;  Sound: Laurent Jespersen; Producer: Nicolas Burlet

Synopsis:
Because of some false reputation, the greatest bird of prey in Europe was completely anihilated in Switzerland. This short movie though, tells us another story…   

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Shadow Woman

Director:  Joana Imaginário

Title in English:  Shadow Woman
Original title:  Mulher Sombra

2011/ Portugal/ Betacam/ 8’/ Animation/ Colour

CREDITS
Script:  Joana Imaginário; Editing:  Francisco Lança; Animation:  Joana Imaginário;  Music:  J.S. Bach; Sound:  Paulo Muiños; Producer:  António C. Valente

Synopsis:
SHADOW WOMAN is the story of a woman haunted by the wind - "from now on everything will delight (...) and the constant movement you will be imprisoned." From walking, the woman began to disappear and it was only the shadow.

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The Lagoon, The Water, The Men…

Director:   Matos Barbosa

Title in English: The Lagoon, The Water, The Men…
Original title:  A Ria, a Água, o Homem…

2010/ Portugal/ Betacam/ 5’/ Animation/ B&W

CREDITS

Script:  Matos Barbosa; Editing:  António Fonseca; Animation:  Matos Barbosa, Vítor Lopes; Music:  Claude Debussy; Producer:  António C. Valente

Synopsis:
The black and white draw the three elements, animating ordinary things in a poetic sense of the image.

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