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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, Czech Republic 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 20... 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 Ireland 2017 Label Amir Lashkari Iran 2017 Lying Women Deborah Kelly Australia 2017 mondriaTI... Short Student - 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) Qi... 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 Raca 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 2017... 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 & Michelle ... 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 Frederic 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 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 Rizvanolli Ko... Festival description » GENERAL INFORMATION   TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is the first international film festival and the only of its kind in Albania. This extraordinary cultural event created in 2003 is the most important cinematic event in Balkans.   TIFF aims to create in Albania, as well as in the region, a cultural center of worldwide alternative and independent cinema. Albania is a solar, enthusiastic and friendly country and besides the “strong competition” TIFF aims at the same time to be a meeting ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
FEATURE competition Docutiff 2016
A Strange Love Affair with Ego

 

Një dashuri e çuditshme me egon

 

Admiration for her sister Rowan’s self-confidence leads filmmaker Ester Gould on a personal exploration of our narcissistic culture, with disconcerting results. A remarkable journey past four life stages and the fundamental need to be seen.

 

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Best of Enemies

 

Dy Armiqtë

 

A documentary on the series of televised debates in 1968 between liberal Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley.

 

 

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Il Solengo

 

Vetmitari

 

A group of elders gathers in a hunting lodge and recalls the life of Mario “ de’ Marcella”, a man who lived in a cave over 60 years of his life. Why he chose to live a solitary existence is unknown. Perhaps it had something to do with a mysterious and tragic event of his childhood. Those who saw him while hunting referred to him as “il Solengo”, like the male boar who lives away from the pack.

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Presenting Princess Shaw

 

Prezantojmë Princeshën Shau

 

In every corner of the world, at any given moment, random people post personal video clips online. They are their virtual messages in a bottle, tossed into the boundless sea that is the Internet. Most of these posts flounder in a sad limbo of indifference and anonymity-unless your YouTube handle happens to be Princess Shaw. Samantha Montgomery, 38, lives alone in one of New Orleans’ toughest neighborhoods.

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Shoulder the Lion

 

Përqafo Luanin

 

A triptych of three people’s life experiences marked by three subsequent events that have precluded their perceptive faculties: Alice Wingwall, blind photographer, Katie Dallam, former boxer and Graham Sharpe, musician almost completely deaf.

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Sonita

 

Sonita

 

Aſter her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions.

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Amerika

 

Amerika

 

Almost one hundred years ago, a group of Czechs created their own world in the woods, inspired by their image of the American “Wild West”. Thus was born the informal movement known in Czech as “tramping”. For decades, hundreds of men and women have adopted this lifestyle and music as they search for a “better and freer world” in their own land.

 

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Exotica, Erotica, Etc.

 

Ekzotike, Erotike, Etj.

 

The sound of the wind, waves lapping the shore, an engine throbbing, the sunset’s colors, a huge ship on a boundless ocean – why some men choose a life at sea is readily apparent to the viewer.

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Mr. Gaga

 

Z. Gaga

 

Ohad Naharin is one of the most prominent, innovative and productive choreographers in the world. The film follows Naharin between Japan, Holland, Sweden and Israel - through the uncompromising work with dancers and draws a unique portrait of the 60-year old artist at the most critical point of his personal life.

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River Memories

 

Kujtimet e lumit

 

Over one thousand people of different nationalities live among rats and rubbish in shacks slapped together out of metal sheets and wood. It’s the platz, one of the largest shanty towns in Europe, on the banks of the river Stura in Turin. Many children, women and old people have been living here for years in what has become a practically invisible microcosm that will soon no longer exist.

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Silent Witness

 

Dëshmitarja e heshtur

 

The former Trikala prison shuts down aſter 110 years. Eight people whose lives were defined by it, return and face what is leſt from the building. As their personal stories unfold, we get a glimpse of the entire modern history of Greece.

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The Russian Woodpecker

 

Qukapiku Rus

 

As his country is gripped by revolution and war, a Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster discovers a dark secret and must decide whether to risk his life and play his part in the revolution by revealing it.

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