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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...
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Tomka Dhe Shokët e Tij / Tomka and His Friends

  Director: Xhanfise Keko Screenwriter: Nasho Jorgaqi Music: Aleksandër Lalo Producer: Kinostudio “Shqipëria e re” Director of Photography: Faruk Basha Art Director: Shyqyri Sako Sound Designer: Vangjel Leka Film Editor: Shpresa Papapavllo ...

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Vittorio De Seta

He was born in Palermo, Sicily, to a wealthy family, and studied architecture in Rome, before deciding to become a director. De Seta made ten short documentaries between 1954 and 1959, before directing his first feature-length film, Banditi a Orgosol...

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Carmelo Bene

Carmelo Bene was born in Campi Saletina, Italy in 1937. He began his career as a stage actor, and soon formed his own theater company; his adaptation of Camus’s Caligula put him in the avant-garde limelight as early as 1959. Bene directed and took on...

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Theo Angelopoulos

Theo Angelopoulos was born in Athens in 1935. After studying law, he attended courses at (the French school of cinema) "L'IDHEC" and then grew close to Jean Rouch. Back in Greece, he was hired as film critic for the daily Allagi, which was closed dow...

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JOHN CASSAVETES

John Cassavetes"American Dreaming"curate by Ray CarneyTitles Of FilmsShadowsFacesThe Killing of a Chinese BookieA Woman Under the InfluenceIn the spring of 1960, John Cassavetes was a young actor who had played a series of undistinguished roles in a ...

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JOS STELLING

 JOS STELLINGTriptych - belong to the collection of 30 Erotic Talesproduced by Berlin-based Regina ZieglerFrame by The Gallery Jos Stelling (1954) made his debut as a director with Mariken van Nieumeghen in 1974. The film was selected for Cannes in 1...

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KEN LOACH

Ken Loach has been invited in the third edition of TIFF to present his film Tickets, conducted together with the directors Ermano Olmi and Abbas Kierostami.

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PETER SELLERS

TREASURES FROM THE ALBANIAN FILM ARCHIVEDespite the rigid Marxist isolation of dictator Enver Hoxha, many foreign (and some Western) films were seen by Albanian audiences during the nearly half-century of communist rule.  Imported to serve as propaga...

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MONTXO ARMENDARIZ

Montxo Armendáriz One of Spain's hottest directors of the 1990s, Montxo Armendáriz directed the internationally acclaimed Secretos del Corazon, Silencio rotto, Obaba. Born in Navarra on 1949, before becoming a filmmaker, Armendáriz studied electronic...

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ALEXANDER MANIC

THE SHUTKA BOOK OF RECORDSAfter studying at the Philosophical Faculty of the Cologne University, he moved to Prague to attend FAMU, the renowned film and TV academy. There he directed a short called Astropolitan, which premiered at the International ...

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FRANCO NERO

  Franco NeroWith the same look like in “The Last Gunman” Franco Nero has calmly shown up in the hall of Rogner Hotel, where the present journalists expected with curiosity the man who has done 145 films.This is the first time that Nero comes in Alba...

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CAVEH ZAHEDI

Caveh Zahedi was born in 1960 in Washington D.C. Zahedi is the director of the American independent features A LITTLE STIFF and I DON'T HATE LAS VEGAS ANYMORE . Zahedi appears in all of his own films, and has also acted in other directors' films. He ...

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GORAN PASKALJEVIC

Goran Paskaljevic studied at the well-known Prague school of cinema (FAMU). He has made 30 documentaries and 14 feature films, shown and acclaimed at the most prestigious international film festivals (Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Toronto and San Sebastian...

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PHIL PARMET

Phill ParmetThe 5th edition of the Tirana International Film Festival is very pleased have as a guest in-person Phill Parmet as a director of photography in many masterpieces including the last collaboration Tarantino- Rodrigues in ” Grindhouse”, in ...

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SAM GREEN

The 5th edition of Tirana International Film Festival is honoured to have as a part of the International jury, the OSCAR nominee American documentary director Sam Green.Sam Green’s documentary films have been featured in a number of festivals, among ...

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ANGELIKI ANTONIOU

The Greek director Angeliki Antoniou is going to be present for the Albanian audience with her many award winning film “Eduart”. Based upon true events Eduart, a young man raised in a cruel and oppressive family environment, leaves Albania with the d...

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DUSAN MAKAVEJEV

Dusan MakavejevThe 5th edition of the Tirana International Film Festival is very pleased to honor master filmmaker Dusan Makavejev. The director will appear in-person to introduce prints of his highly controversial 'WR: Mysteries of the Organism' (19...

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MIGUEL HERMOSO

 Miguel HermosoIn cooperation with the Embassy of Spain in Tirana at TIFF07 will be present the well known Spanish director Miguel Hermoso. With his film “La Luz Prodigiosa (Marvellous Light)” examines what might have happened if famed Spanish writer...

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GIANNI AMELIO

Gianni Amelio  In the early 1990's, Italian director Gianni Amelio had already been hailed by international critics and audiences as a singular voice tackling relevant social dramas in the neo-realist tradition of the 1940's. Amelio travelled to Alba...

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ALEXANDRE ROCKWELL

The early 1990's new wave of American cinema set in motion the highly successful careers of Quentin Tarantino, Rick Linklater and Robert Rodriguez among others. Yet it was Alexandre Rockwell's offbeat comic take on moviemaking, 'In the Soup', that wo...

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SERGEI PARANOV

Sergei ParajanovBorn Sarkis Yossifovich Paradjanian of Armenian parents on 9 January 1924 in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sergei Parajanov transferred from the Tbilisi Institute for Railway Engineering (1942) to the Tbilisi Conservatory of Music (1943-45) to st...

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