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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
Experimental (official selection - TIFF 2015)
Action Painting No.1 - No.2

 

KREFER & TURCA

Brazil | 2014 | 6’45’’

 

Sex as a mutual creative gesture. In “Action Painting No. 1”, she responds to his movements by scratching his back and leaving blood marks. In “Action Painting No. 2”, he drips candle wax on her back during the sexual act.

 

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Dimensions of Belonging

 

Richard Soriano LEGASPI

Philippines, Italy | 2014 | 4’24’’

 

 

“Dimensions of Belonging” is an experimental documentary about the journey of the red suitcase as a metaphor to worldwide migration.

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Irminsul

 

Jolan AUZEBY, Julien COMMAN, Célia HANINI, Kopsès LAFORÊT, Liza VAN DEN BERGH

France | 2015 | 5’25’’

 

 

A long descent into the void leads us to an organic universe where a seed fights to germinate. From this seed a tree is born. It grows majestically through various metaphysical universes to finally create the celestial vault and become the pillar of this world.

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The Loops of Emptiness

 

Gabrielė LABANAUSKAITĖ, Adomas JABLONSKIS

Lithuania | 2015 | 9’38’’

 

 

It is a visual poem, where words are translated into cinematographic language. This short film invites into forgotten rooms of subconsciousness. Every person strays into those rooms in their dreams or memories.

Sometimes we can’t unlock the most secret territories of ourselves with any kind of keys, but other times doors just opens up.

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Celluloid Me

 

Sholeh ZAHRAEI

Cyprus | 2014 | 3’

 

The urge to leave a body. Abandoning a body and transforming into other. The desire to become one with water, nature and celluloid.

 

 

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First Contact

 

Dimitris ARGYRIOU

Lithuania | 2014 | 6’54’’

 

“Have You Ever Fall In Love?” First Contact is a metaphor about falling in love.

 

 

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Jan Peeters

 

Miguel LÓPEZ BERAZA

Spain | 2015 | 7’41’’

 

“Dimensions of Belonging” is an experimental documentary about the journey of the red suitcase as a metaphor to worldwide migration.

 

 

 

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Triptyque

 

Camille MIKOLAJCZAK

Belgium | 2014 | 5’50

 

 

A Triptych where an eerie calm lingers. In the centre, a beautiful dark-haired woman admires her reflection in a small pocket mirror, fascinated by her double. To the leſt, something has just happened.

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Des Baisers Froids Comme la Lune

 

KREFER & TURCA

Switzerland | 2014 | 12’08’’

 

At the heart of the mountain in an isolated house, a woman wakes up in the middle of the night, plagued with dizziness and fever. Suddenly, a mysterious force takes hold of her...

 

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Forgotten Ritual

 

Mirjam HLASTAN

Germany | 2015 | 10’21’’

 

What if it only takes 18 seconds to find fulfillment?

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Mouldy Memories

 

Edina CSÜLLÖG, Anti NAULAINEN, Helen UNT

Estonia | 2014 | 12’

 

 

To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour.

 

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