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AWARDS 15th edition TIFF 2017 »   FEATURE JURY composed by Denis Côté (Canada) and Dritan Huqi (Albania) awards:   BEST FEATURE FILM   BEST FEATURE FILM Glory by Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov | 2016 | Bulgaria, Greece | 97'   A movie that speaks to every time, place, and society – with an extraordinary development of a simple plot, which we live every day. A movie that carries a powerful message, but also a work of art with emotional and aesthetical values.   Një film që i flet çdo kohe, çdo vendi dhe çd... SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILMS - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   1,4 Sextillion Litre Doro Götz Germany 2017 8 Days of Parlor Zoe Phylactidou Cyprus 2016 Born of Stone Emilio Bellu Italy, Czechia 2016 Dragon Circle Gertrud Schulte Westenberg Germany 2016 Evripidou 14 Michael Demetrius Greece 2016 Golden Hour Claudia Vogt Germany 2017 Happy Happy Baby Jan Soldat Germany 2017 In Search of the Land Without Evil Anna Azevedo Brazil 2017 Jungle Colia Vranici France 2016 ... DOCUMENTARY Mid-length - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   Everybody Knows... Elizabeth Murray Kristi Zea USA 2016 Imma Pasquale Marino Italy 2017 On the Edge of Life Yaser Kassab Syria 2017 Prohibited Visit Nikos Theodosiou Greece 2017 Saint Lazarus's Miracle Nicolas Muñoz Avia Spain 2016 Valentina Maximilian Feldmann Germany 2016 VIDEO ART - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   Brutes Are Afraid of Silence Étienne Boulanger Canada 2016 Ex Terrat Reinhold Bidner Austria, France 2016 Final Gathering Alain Escalle France 2017 Finish Saeed Naghavian Iran 2017 Genesis Abtin Mozafari Iran 2017 Hey You! Tessa Garland UK 2016 Hiwa Jacqueline Lentzou Greece 2016 Hysteria Maurice Kelliher UK, Ireland 2016 Label Amir Lashkari Iran 2017 Lying Women Deborah Kelly Australia 2017 mo... STUDENT International - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   Beer & Calippo Paul Ploberger Austria 2017 Best of Everything, Always Alexios Koukias-Pantelis UK 2017 Boundary Bartosz Brzeziński Poland 2016 Buoyancy Simon Valentin Denmark 2017 Casting Katarzyna Iskra Poland 2017 Digital Immigrants Dennis Stauffer, Norbert Kottmann Switzerland 2016 Donkey Xote Ottó Bánovits Hungary, Sweden 2016 Eat me! Ilina Perianova Bulgaria 2016 Empathy (a digital love letter) ... IN ALBANIAN - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   A Long Way Home Ibër Deari Macedonia 2017 A True Story Viron Roboci Albania 2017 Conversation on Life Agim Abdula Macedonia 2016 Heaven Has Been Fooled Odeta Çunaj Albania 2016 Home More Raça Kosova 2016 Kaini Shaqir Veseli Albania 2017 Lord of the House Daniëlle Bremer Kosova 2017 Reverse Antipode Oltsen Gripshi Albania 2017 The Eagles Sokol Reka Belgium 2017 The Junction Xhelal Haliti Kosova 2... DOCUMENTARY Full-length - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   69 Minutes of 86 Days Egil Haskjold Larsen Norway 2017 Blood and the Moon Tommaso Cotronei Italy, Yemen 2017 Jeffrey Yanillys Perez Dominican Republic, France 2017 Mr. Gay Syria Ayse Toprak Turkey 2017 Siberian Love Olga Delane Germany 2016 The Charro of Toluquilla José Villalobos Romero Mexico 2016 Tonino Daniele Ceccarini, Mario Molinari Italy 2017 SHORT ANIMATED FILMS - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) »   Aiport Michaela Müller Switzerland 2017 And the Moon Stands Still Yulia Ruditskaya Belarus 2017 Bystander Sheyda Kashi Iran 2017 Chill and Shivering Kwok Wai Chung Philip Hong Kong 2016 Confined Nico Bonomolo Italy 2016 Framed Marco Jemolo Italy 2017 In Exile Alexander Kurilov Moldova 2016 Light Sight Seyed M. Tabatabaei Iran 2016 Manivald Chintis Lundgren Estonia 2017 Nothing Happens Uri & Michel... SHORT FICTION FILMS - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) » 8 Minutes George Gogichaishvili, David Abramishvili Georgia 2017 A Swedish Classic Måns Berthas Sweden 2017 Animal Bahman & Bahram Ark Iran 2017 Blue in Green Leigh Heiman Pruzanski Israel 2016 Building No.13 Amir Gholami Iran 2016 Burning Slimane Bounia France 2016 Check-list Frédéric Mosbeux Belgium 2017 Everyday Philippe Orreindy France 2017 Fluffy Lee Filipovski Serbia 2016 FU Ilya Aksenov R... FEATURE FILMS - TIFF 2017 (15'th edition) » A Balkan Noir Dražen Kuljanin Sweden, Montenegro 2017 Beneath the Silence Erez Mizrahi, Sahar Shavit Israel 2016 Black Crow Tayfur Aydin Turkey 2016 Daybreak Gentian Koçi Albania, Greece 2017 Directions Stephan Komandarev Bulgaria, Germany, Macedonia 2017 Glory Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov Bulgaria 2016 Ministry of Love Pavo Marinković Croatia 2016 Mothering Roqiye Tavakoli Iran 2017 Unwanted Edon R...
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Japan shorts
Hello
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Director: Kimihiro Shiida
Englisht title:  Hello
Original title: Hello
2012/ Japan/ 8’16’’

SYNOPSIS

A man sees a UFO in the sky on his way to work. He flees in panic from the sudden occurrence. As the people in the city get excited over the sighting, one man watches the UFO’s arrival with a joyful look.

 
Empty house
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Director: Kei Chikaura
Englisht title:  Empty house
Original title:  エンプティハウ
2012/ Japan/ 10’42’’

SYNOPSIS
Tatsuya Fuji, an actor who’s carved out his name in the history of Japanese cinema, stars alongside the young Takarazuka born singer Koko Isuzu. Depicting the awkward pains of a father-daughter separation, this gem of a human drama is set in Matsumoto, Nagano prefecture.

 
Shadow chalk
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Director: Yanlong Li
Englisht title:  Shadow chalk
Original title:  シャドウ チョーク
2012/ Japan/ 08’10’’

SYNOPSIS
An outstanding student who doesn’t even need to study, “L” creates a mysterious dream world to combat his real-life stresses. In this world, anything that is drawn by magic chalk becomes reality. But what on earth will “L” draw...?

 
A butterfly on her chest
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Director: Yuki Saito
Englisht title:  A butterfly on her chest
Original title:  胸にTATOOなんかいれて
2012/ Japan/ 15’

SYNOPSIS
Her parents’ divorce, her change in lifestyle by moving from Tokyo to the countryside, the parting with her grandmother who was her only source of comfort... To free herself from her confining world, she has a butterfly tattooed on her chest.

 
Goldfish
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Director: Hiroshi Okuda
Englisht title:  Goldfish
Original title:  キンギョ
2012/ Japan/ 15’27’’

SYNOPSIS
One night, a man waits for the return of the drunken Kazuya. The man knows much about Kazuya’s past. The identity of the stranger is the goldfish that was once a pet...

 
Source
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Director: A.T
Englisht title:  Source
Original title:  Source
2011/ Japan/ 13’22’’

SYNOPSIS
Tokyo, 2044, a strictly controlled society. A man tries to uncover a plan that the government is secretly trying to implement. Tojo vs. Nishiyama. A lone citizen’s psychological battle with the government begins. The case is named “source.”

 
Coin Loundry
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Director: Yusuke Fujii
Englisht title: Coin Loundry
Original title:  コインランドリー
2012/ Japan/ 8’41’’

SYNOPSIS

A father is lonely, his daughter living separately. To make matters worse, she is moving to India with her new family. He wants to attend her graduation but doesn’t own a suit or have money to buy one. He decides to rob a store, but when he enters…

 
Sacrifice
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Director: Ikuma Horii
Englisht title:  Sacrifice
Original title:  サクリファイス
2012/ Japan/ 10’08’’

SYNOPSIS

Life after 3.11. What have we sacrificed, what have we learned since that day? Seen through the eyes of a young boy, this is a story about life.

 
Ting Dong
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Director: Minoru Takeuchi & Hiroshi Kuboyama
Englisht title: Ting Dong
Original title:  ちんどん
2012/ Japan/ 11’08’’

SYNOPSIS

A short about the visual imagery of a traditional advertising style known as “chin-don-ya.” It aims to show the younger generations in Japan, as well as people abroad, that this kind of kitschy, loud, garish parade-style promotion from the past is still relevant today.

 


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