Festival Info


Supported by Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports.
Financed by National Center of Cinematography  

Something dealing with the organization of the festival sections

Features Movies Competition (over 15 features)
Short Movies Competition (over 100 short films)
DIGIART television competition (for 10 days one of the digital channels will be dedicated to the Festival)

Over 700 movies from 80 different countries of the world applied in this edition of TIFF.

Afghanistan, Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Deutschland, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, England, Ethiopia, Finland, France, French Guiana, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Macedonia,  Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schweitzer , Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, USA, Venezuela, Wales

Attendant activities:  

Urban Festival

In collaboration with 5 units of the municipality of Tirana the festival is going to be broadcast in the peripheral zones of the city.

Workshop with students of movies schools
Workshop Balkan Cinema through Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Workshop Movie (Film) and Tourism  
Workshop for screenplay

During this ten days of the festival it is going to be published the festival newspaper, which is going to be realized with the collaboration of Journalism Department of Tirana University.(it might be the supplemental of Shqip newspaper)

When it is organized:

27 November - 6 December 2009

Where it is organized:
National Theatre, Tirane, big auditorium (features)
National Theatre, Tirane, small auditorium (short movies)