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Submited DocuTIFF 2017 » SUBMISSIONS DOCUTIFF 2017 TIFF web 350 films 117 shorts 82 mid-length + 152 feature) FilmFreeWay 2061 films 1333 shorts 351 mid-length + 377 feature) Festhome 206 films 111 shorts 35 mid-length + 60 feature) FilmFestivalLife 92 films 51 shorts 17 mid-length + 24 feature) Click4Festivals 110 films 56 shorts 24 mid-length + 30 feature) Movibeta 89 films 51 shorts 17 mid-length + 21 feature) Distributor 80 films 22 shorts 8 mid-length + 49 feature) _____... SPECIAL PROGRAM » SPECIAL PROGRAM 3rd edition DocuTIFF 2017   PANORAMA 1. André Villers, a Lifetime in Images by Marketa Tomanova | 2015 | Czech Republic, France | 62' 2. Born of Stone by Emilio Bellu | 2016 | Italy, Czech Republic | 15' 3. Cab Elvis by Andrew Franks | 2016 | USA | 11' 4. Korida by Siniša Vidović | 2016 | Austria | 87' 5. Offshore by Werner Schweizer | 2016 | Switzerland | 102' 6. Operation Wedding by Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov | 2016 | Israel | 62' 7. The Most Important Boy in the Wor... OFFICIAL SELECTION DocuTIFF 2017 » OFFICIAL SELECTION 3rd edition DocuTIFF 2017     FEATURE 1. Next Stop-Utopia by Apostolos Karakasis | 2016 | Greece | 91' 2. Pavlensky – Man and Might by Irene Langemann | 2016 | Germany | 99' 3. Radio Kobani by Reber Dosky | 2016 | Netherlands | 72' 4. Shingal, Where Are You? by Angelos Rallis | 2016 | Greece, Belgium | 103' 5. Stranger in Paradise by Guido Hendrikx | 2016 | Netherlands | 72' 6. Swagger by Olivier Babinet | 2016 | France | 85' 7. Tempestad by Tatiana Huezo | 2016 |... FESTIVAL RULES & REGULATIONS DocuTIFF 2017 » Entries of documentary films are invited to take part in competition in all formats of video and digital. All running times, topics, style and production technologies can be submitted. The director/producer with the submission of his/her application accepts the terms of the Festival and has no objection to the submission process, screening, and election of prizes. The director/producer with the submission of the film affirms that he/she has all the copyrights of audio, video, images and music ... DocuTIFF 2017 » 3rd edition DocuTIFF 2017 TIRANA INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL DocuTIFF is exited inviting filmmakers to submit their films in the third edition of 2017 festival, which will take place in Tirana, May, 10-17, 2017. DocuTIFF invites all documentaries from established and debut filmmakers alike to apply their feature, mid length and short films in International Competition and In Albanian Competition. DocuTIFF aims to encouraging documentary film production in Albania and to give... Awards Docutiff »   FEATURE JURY composed by Rada Šešic (Croatia), Agostino Ferrente (Italy) and Nikola Vukcevic (Montenegro) awards:   BEST FEATURE FILM Tempestad by Tatiana Huezo | 2016 | Mexico | 105'   The director who takes the audience on a contemplative and cinematically superb, poetic journey of exploring fear, corruption, social injustice and above all - the human strength to deal with and overcome misfortune of someone's destiny.   Regjisori, i cili e çon audiencën në një udhëtim kinematogr...
Monday, 26 June 2017
Documentary (official selection - TIFF 2011)
A Tall Man

Director:  Jani Peltonen

Title in English: A Tall Man
Original title: Pitkä mies

2010/ Finland/ Digital Beta/ 19’/ Documentary/ Colour-B&W

CREDITS
Script:  Jani Peltonen; Photography:   Heikki Färm F.S.C; Editing:  Okku Nuutilainen;
Music:  Pietu Korhonen; Sound:  Pietu Korhonen, Kimmo Vänttinen; Producer:  Sami Jahnukainen

Synopsis:
Väinö Myllyrinne was one of the first internationally known Finnish celebrities, thanks to his height of nearly 2,5 meters. After his death, Väinö, or rather his figure, became immortal. His journey continues in our collective memory, best reprised by a life-size puppet, which tours the World much like Väinö did when he was still alive. “A Tall Man” pictures Väinö’s endless journey from the glittering European metropolises of the 1930’s to the local supermarkets and museums of today.

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Leonids Story

Director: Rainer Ludwings

Title in English: Leonids Story
Original title: Istoriya Leonida

2011/ Germany& Ukraine/ HD/ 18’53’’/ Documentary/ Colour

CREDITS
Script: Rainer Ludwings; Photography: Rainer Ludwigs, Ruediger Lubricht; Editing: Rainer Ludwings; Animation: Rainer Ludwings; Music: Andre Feldhaus; Sound: Sven Bien; Leading actors: Leonid Korzh, Lyudmilla Korzh; Producer: Tetyana Chernyavska

Synopsis:
A Soviet family searching for a modest paradise is swept into an immense disaster. This magically animated film combines drawing, photography and documentary video to capture the surreal emotions of the too-real tragedy: Chernobyl 1986. Leonid grew up in the village next to the reactor. The catastrophe broke his life, ruined his health, and threatened his unborn child. Yet his work takes him right into the contaminated zone. This animated film tells his story.

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The Conversation

Director:  Piotr Sułkowski

Title in English:  The Conversation
Original title:  Rozmowa

2011/ Poland/ MiniDv/ 16’/ Documentary/ Colour

CREDITS
Script:  Piotr Sułkowski; Photography:  Michał Gruszczyński; Editing:  Piotr Sułkowski, Joanna Więckowska; Sound:  Ewa Bogusz; Producer:  Andrzej Bednarek, Piotr Sułkowski

Synopsis:
He is serving life imprisonment. She was sentenced to 25 years in prison.Agnieszka and Janusz had met eight years ago writing letters. Until this film they have never seen each other before.

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Ethos Process Part II

Director:  Spyros Amiropoulos

Title in English:  Ethos Process Part II
Original title:  Ethos Process Part II

2011/ Greece/ HD/ 17’/ Documentary/ Colour

CREDITS
Script:  Sotiris Zikos; Photography:  Enzo Karanasios; Editing:  Giorgos Angeludis;
Music:  Haris Capetanakis; Sound:  Enzo Karanasios; Leading actors:  Emmy Kontogianidou, Sotiris Zikos; Producer:  Spyros Amiropoulos

Synopsis:
An actress, a performance and a psychotherapy session. The vanishing point between a theatrical part and real life.

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Puerta De Golpe

Director:  Lucas Bonolo

Title in English:  Puerta De Golpe
Original title: Puerta De Golpe

2011/ Cuba/ HD/ 13’/ Documentary/ Colour

CREDITS
Script: Lucas Bonolo; Photography: Camilio Soratti; Editing: Tiago Therien; Sound: Sergio F. Borros; Producer:   Camelia Farfán

Synopsis:
In a Cuban village called Puerta de Golpe, the documental camera assumes the eye of a stranger, finding a humble community devastated by the last hurricane which passed through two years ago. Among faces, houses and landscapes, another side of the island of Cuba is revealed, filled with silence and solitude. A narrator describes this reality and suggests new meanings for what he sees, while a strange cold wind blows through the town, bringing perhaps another hurricane.

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The Infinite Jest

Director:  David Munoz

Title in English:  The Infinite Jest
Original title:  La broma infinita

2011/ Spain/ HD/ 18’/ Documentary/ Colour

CREDITS
Script: David Munoz; Photography: David Munoz; Editing: David Munoz; Music:  Ry Cooder, Fran Simon; Sound:  Beltran Rengifo; Leading actors:  Haroon Sheikh, Lucas Galan, Masayuki Fujita, Ertugrul Bozkurtz, Jason Murrison, Omarou Idrissa; Producer:  David Munoz

Synopsis:
The economy conditions our lives. Scarcity is a restriction imposed by nature itself. It is not a human invention. It is an unresolved dilemma. An endless fight for survival.

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Femei

Director: Benet Roman

Title in English: Femei
Original title: Femei

2010/ Romania& Spain/ HD/ 12’/ Documentary/ Colour

CREDITS
Script: Alejandra Musi, Benet Roman; Photography: Benet Román; Editing: Benet Roman; Music: Frank Rudow; Sound: Roman Benet; Producer: Penélope Cristóbal Casado, María del Puy Alvarado

Synopsis:
Femei is a short documentary that responds, through the testimonies of women representing different ages and social classes, how these new European look at the world, what is their daily struggle and what they expect of the future. A look at the current Romanian women and their main challenges.

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Sivan

Director:  Zohar Elefant

Title in English: Sivan
Original title: Sivan

2010/ Israel/ HD/ 13’/ Documentary/ Colour

CREDITS
Photography:  Zohar Elelfant; Producer: Zohar Elelfant;

Synopsis:
Sivan is a documentary which diverge the gaze away from the players' movements on a soccer field, focusing instead on the facial expressions of a single viewer. Zohar Elefant turns the camera away from the football match and fixing it on an individual character amidst the crowd serves to lure the viewer into the real drama of the event, which takes place discretely inside the mind of every fan in the gallery.

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We're Not In Paradise

Director:  Lendita Zeqiraj

Title in English:  We're Not In Paradise
Original title:  On est pas au paradis

2011/ France/ HD/ 30’/ Documentary/ Colour

CREDITS
Script:  Lendita Zeqiraj; Photography:  Remi Mazet; Editing:  Amir Hamdani, Nidham Farah, Lendita Zeqiraj; Sound:  Pellumb Ballata;  Leading actors:  Fouad Chengui, Retbi, Krucial; Producer: Lendita Zeqiraj;

Synopsis:
Blurred and forgotten identity as the pervasive French culture absorbs their North African heritage, growing up in the concrete wastelands of France’s low-income in the suburbs (banlieues), wounded by rejection, the only way left of expressing their rage and pain is rap.

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