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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...
Sunday, 16 December 2018
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 dream of becoming a rock star and living a better life. His reckless character and the passions of his youth lead him to commit a murder in Athens. Chased by everyone, even by his own self, he is imprisoned under the harshest conditions. Eduart, with the help of a German doctor, learns to feel sympathy for others and guilt for his crime. His deep remorse will lead him from darkness to light. Like the Dostoevskian hero Raskolnikov, Eduart passes from crime to punishment, by daring to admit his guilt. In international criminal history, the "Eduart case" occurs once in a hundred years.
 
      Selected by the European Film Academy for the 2007 European Film Awards

      Greece's submission for an Oscar Nomination for Best Foreign Film 2008

      47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, State Awards, 2006:

            Best Feature Film

  •             Best Director (Angeliki Antoniou)
  •             Best Screenplay (Angeliki Antoniou)
  •             Best Set Design (Ioulia Stavridou)
  •             Best Music (Kostas Christides and Minos Matsas)
  •             Best Sound (Nikos Papadimitriou)
  •             Best Editing (Takis Yannopoulos)
  •             Best Costumes (Ioulia Stavridou)
  •             Best Make-up (Fani Alexaki)

      47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, 2006:

  • FIPRESCI Award (Federation of International Film Critics)
  • The Greek Union of Film Television and Audiovisual Technicians (ETEKT) Award
  • 29th Montpellier International Mediterranean Film Festival, 2007:


  • Golden Antigone (Antigone d'or de la Ville et de l'Agglomération de Montpellier)
  • Special mention by the Young People's Award (CMCAS)
  • Moscow International Film Festival, 2007 (Main Competition)
  • World Film Festival of Montreal, 2007

  •       International Film Festival, Copenhagen, 2007
  •       highest prize the GOLDEN ANTIGONE in International Montpellier Film Festival
 

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