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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...
Monday, 10 December 2018
Michelangelo Antonioni
Zabriskie Point
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Director: Michelangelo Antonioni

Englisht title:  Zabriskie Point
Original title:  Zabriskie Point

1970/USA/ 110’/ Fiction / Colour

An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who's wanted by the authorities for allegedly killing a policeman during a student riot)...

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Red desert
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Director: Michelangelo Antonioni

Englisht title:  Red desert
Original title:  Il desserto rosso

1964/ USA/  117’/ Fiction / Colour

Cold, rain, and fog surround a plant in Ravenna. Factory waste pollutes local lakes; hulking anonymous ships pass or dock and raise quarantine flags. Guiliana, a housewife married to the plant manager, Ugo, is mentally ill, hiding it from her husband as best she can. She meets Zeller, an engineer en route to Patagonia to set up a factory. He pursues her, they join friends for a dinner party of sexual play, then, while Ugo is away on business, she fears that her son has polio. When she discovers the boy is faking, she goes to Zeller, panicked that no one needs her. He takes advantage of her distress, and she is again alone and ill.

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To make a film is to be alive
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Director: Enrica Antonioni

Englisht title:  To make a film is to be alive
Original title:  Fare un film per me è vivere

1995/Italy/  52’/ Documentary / Colour

The fact that Beyond the Clouds was made at all represents something of a miracle, given that the octogenarian Antonioni had not made a picture in more than a decade as a result of a debilitating stroke, suffered a few years earlier, that left him essentially without speech. Otherwise physically and mentally capable, undauntedly, Antonioni summoned his strength to adapt some of his short stories into a script, recruited a first-class cast and shot it in Italy with backup from Wim Wenders, the German director who helmed the wraparound connecting material.

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Blow up
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Director: Michelangelo Antonioni

Englisht title:  Blow-Up
Original title:  Blow-up

1966/Italy/ 111’/ Fiction / Colour

A mod London photographer seems to find something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.

 

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