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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
Official selection
FEATURE COMPETITION
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1. 80 MILLION / Waldemar Krzystek / Poland / 105’
2. BUSINESS AS USUAL / Valentyn Vasyanovych / Ukraine / 88’
3. MY DESTINY / Peter Marcias / Italy / 80’
4. PARADISE / Panagiotis Fafoutis / Greece/ 105’
5. SIBERIA. MONAMOUR / Slava Ross / Russia / Fiction / 105’
6. SMALL CREATURES / Martin Wallace / UK / 91’
7. THE PARADE / Srdjan Dragojevic / Serbia / 115’
8. VENDETTA / Miroslav Ondrus / Czech Republic / 93’
 
SHORT FICTION
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1. 27 / Nicolas Daenens / Belgium / 12’
2. 72 / Jorge Mochel Grau / Mexico / 14’
3. ACTUS / Kika Nicolela / Brazil / 17’
4. ALL OF THAT / Branislav Milatovic / Montenegro / 27’
5. BLU / Nicolae Constantin Tanase / Romania / 20’
6. DOG LEASH / Eti Tsicko / Israel / 26’
7. DOORS, DOORS, DOORS / Kreshnik Saraçi / Albania / 24’
8. DYLAN'S ROOM / Layke Anderson / UK / 20’
9. GHOST IN THE MACHINE / Oliver Krimpas / UK / 18’
10. GREEN GOLD / Pierluigi Ferrandini / Italy / 18’
11. IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT / Alexander Rönnberg / Sweden / 19’
12. KIDNAPPED / Sarah Winkenstette / Germany / 20’
13. KOLONA / Ujkan Hysaj / Kosova / 22’
14. LAST DAY OF THE YEAR / Ying-ting Tseng / Taiwan / 29’
15. MIRUNA / Piotr Sulkowski / Poland / 20’
16. MOSSADEGH / Roozbeh Dadvand / USA / 24’
17. ORLANDINA ÜBER ALLES / Mikhail Chernyak / Russia / 14’
18. OUT OF THE WOODS / Bledar Bujupi / UK / 10’
19. PERSPIRE / Carmen Martínez / Mexico / 19’
20. PROLOGUE / Lucas Figueroa / Spain / 8’
21. RIVERS RETURN / Joe Vanhoutteghem / Belgium / 11’
22. SILENT RIVER / Anca Miruna Lăzărescu / Germany & Romania / 30’
23. START THE ENGINE AND REVERSE / Andrey Zagidullin / Russia / 4’
24. SWEET MOSQUITO / Audrey Najar & Frédéric Perrot / France / 15’
25. TENNIS / Vladimir Dembinski / Romania / 15’
26. THAT WASN’T ME / Esteban Crespo / Spain / 24’
27. THE GUARD / Marta Popivoda / Serbia / 26’
28. THE MAN IN THE HABIT OF HITTING ME ON THE HEAD WITH AN UMBRELLA / Vardan Tozija / Macedonia / 15’
29. THE WEDDING / Marina Seresesky / Spain / 12’
30. THERE SHE GOES / Reg Noyes / UK / 19’32’’
31. TOUCH ME / Roy Pascal / France / 28’
32. VANUATU OR THE HAPPINESS / Rafa Piqueras / Spain / 19’
33. VOICE OVER / Martin Rosete / Spain / 9’
34. WHERE THERE'S SMOKE / Andrew Brand / UK / 15’
35. WHITE BLOOD / Khayyam Abdullayev, Elmaddin Aliyev / Azerbaijan / 14’

 
SHORT EXPERIMENTAL
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  1. ALL INCLUSIVE / Beate Hecher & Markus Keim / Austria / 8’
  2. CATCHING IDEAS / Marco Balducci / Italy / 10'
  3. CONNECTION / Maciej Twardowski / Poland / 4’
  4. DEUS ET MACHINA / Koldo Almandoz / Spain / 8’
  5. HOW I LOST MY WINGS / Ivan Tasic / Serbia / 22’
  6. KINO / Natalia Warth / Brazil / 13’
  7. LYREBIRD SOUP / Naren Wilks /  UK / 6’
  8. THE BATH / João Vieira Torres / France / 5’

 

 
SHORT DOCUMENTARY
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1. A STORY FOR THE MODLINS / Sergio Oksman / Spain / 26’
2. ANOTHER NIGHT ON EARTH / David Munoz / Spain / 28’
3. BLESSED SIMULACRUM / Eduardo Montero & Óscar Clemente / Spain / 22’
4. FIFTY PEOPLE ONE QUESTION / Kamil Krolak / Ireland / 11’
5. LIVES / Santeri Mäkinen / Finland / 18’
6. THE TYPOGRAPHIC CITY / Aitor Gametxo & Igone Arreitunandia / Spain / 26’

 

 
SHORT ANIMATION
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1. IKI - SEE YOU SOON / Florian Maubach / Germany / 2’
2. LINEAR / Amir Admoni / Brazil / 6’
3. OH WILLY / Emma De Swaef & Marc James Roels / Belgium / 16’
4. THE SPRING / Jerome Boulbes /  France / 16’

 

 
ALBANIAN SHORT
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1. ACROPOLIS / Blerdi Malushi /  Kosova / Fiction / 13’
2. ANDI HOXHA’S WORK / Ermal Beci / Albania / Fiction / 10’
3. BOOK / Elton Baxhaku / Albania / Documentary / 8’
4. BORES / Franc Priska / Albania / Fiction / 12’
5. CRADLE SONG / Nimetulla Parllaku / Belgium / Experimental / 8’
6. DATE OF STARS / Hareza Basha / Kosova / Documentary / 30’
7. DREAMING AMERICAN / Lee Percy / USA / Fiction / 25’
8. DAY STORY / Françesk Dushi / Albania / Fiction / 5’
9. DREAM IN CANVAS / Dritan Mesareja / Albania / Documentary / 12’
10. DREAMS AND REALITY / Vlash Droboniku / USA / Documentary / 6’
11. DUSK / Gerdi Petanaj / Italy / Experimental / 3’
12. KAÇANIK GIRL / Visar Krusha / Kosova / Documentary / 22
13. KOLEVICA / Besian Kozma / Albania / Documentary / 24’
14. NEIGHBOUR'S CHICKEN / E. Katsoni, G. Bica, N. Veliu / Albania / Documentary / 15’
15. PUNCH IN THE CHEST / Ergys Meta / Albania / Fiction / 16’
16. SATURDAY CIGARETTES / Aldi Karaj / Albania / Fiction / 12’
17. SEA / Suela Bako / Albania / Fiction / 10’
18. SISTRESS / Birol Urcan /  Kosova / Fiction / 21’
19. TEDESCHINI DYNASTY / Anila Varfi / Albania / Documentary / 28’
20. THE NEIGHBORHOOD BOYS / Tan Kazazi / Albania / Documentary / 9'
21. THE PROCESS / Gentian Kurti / Albania / Experimental / 15’
22. THREE BLIND BIRDS / Albana Kozeli / Albania / Fiction / 21’11’’
23. VOICES / Ejona Abasi / Albania / Fiction / 13’
24. WIND OCEAN / Kristina Culaj / Albania / Fiction / 6’

 

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