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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
Albanian competition jury
Eriola Fiore
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Graduated in Milano, Italy, for Literature & Art and Production and Movie Direction. Assistant director in many movies short and featured movies in Italy. Also with a wide experience in event management for the Bergamo Film Meeting In Bergamo, Italy. Worked for two editions of Nga e Para - Extreme Make Over Home Edition in Albania as Production Manager. Currently working for Anima Pictures as Production Manager for commercial tv spots, documentaries and tv shows.

 
Kujtim Gjonaj
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Kujtim Gjonaj is an Albanian screenwriter, director of documentary films and cartoons, producer and publisher. Gjonaj began his career as an editor of documentaries scenarios in the film studio "New Albania".
He started his career in 1969 in Kinostudio.
In 1974 he began his career as a director of film documentaries and as a writer creating scenes for multiple films. His feature film contributions include the script for the 1976 film Call, his first feature film, the 1977 films They Were Four and Circus in the Village and the 1979 movie Advisors. Gjonaj worked for Alba and later established his own film production house, "The Albanian World".
Gjonaj produced biographies of prominent figures such as Ali Pasha Tepelena, Faik Konica, Jeronim de Rada, Naim, Mother Teresa and Sulejman Pitarka.
A tribute to Gjonaj was commemorated during the Festival Cup XII of the Albanian Documentary Film Association in Tirana, Albania, in 2006.
On 16 July 2012, Gjonaj was awarded with the title "Grand Master" accorded by the albanian president.

 
Julian Bejko
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Ph.D. Julian BEJKO. Master and Ph.D. in philosophy, Université Paris 8, France
Full time lecturer, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tirana
Teaching:
Western Sociological Thought; Political Sociology; Analyses and Critics of images. 
Based authors:
Karl Marx; Emile Durkheim; Norbert Elias; Erving Goffman; Zygmunt Bauman; Friedrich Nietzsche; Michel Foucault etc. 
Main questions:
Culture; Civilization; Mores; Manners; Sensibilities; Domestication; Pacification; Violence; War; Extermination; Identity; Biopolitics; Technics; Modernity; Power; State; Bureaucracy; Shoah; Holocaust; Cinema etc.
Publications:
The Society of Cinema, I, The old regime and the people’s war, Edlora, Tirana, 2012
The Society of Cinema, II, Reform, Duty, Consciousness, Edlora, Tirana, 2013

 


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