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Tirana International Film Festival

Cinema Short Film Festival
fiction, documentaries, animation and experimental

December 05 - 11, 2005

 



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Welcome to the 3Edition of

T.I.F.F
Cinema Short Film Festival


 Competition and Special Program

Millennium II
 

Monday

5 dicember

Tuesday

6 dicember

Wednesday

7 dicember

Thursday

8 dicember

Friday

9 dicember

Saturday

10 dicember

Sunday

 11 dicember

16.00

Road Egnatia

Dir. V. Prifti

11.00

International
Competition

1

11.00

International
Competition 3

11.00

International
Competition 5

11.00

International
Competition 7

11.00

International
Competition 10

11.00

National Competition 2

 

17.00

The opening of the festival

15.00

International
Competition 2

15.00

International
Competition 4

15.00

International
Competition 6

15.00

International
Competition 8

15.00

International
Competition 11

17.00

Tirana year 0

Dir. F. Koci

18,30

Lacapagira

Dir. Piva

18,00

Kurt & Courtney

Dir. Broomfield

17.45

Short Attack

Part one

18,30 1.Reading Cafafis

2.Children of the Plain

Dir. Svenstedt

17.45

International
Competition 9

17.30

National Competition 1

 

19.00

Award Ceremony

20,30

 Passo a due

Dir. Barzini

20.00

Powder kage

Dir. Paskaljevic

19.30

Tickets

Dir. Olmi, Kirostami, Loach

20.00

Il miracolo

Dir. Winspeare

20.00

Midwinter night dream

Dir. Paskaljevic

19.00

Craj

Dir. Marengo

 

 

 

22.00

Pizzikata

Dir.Winspeare

21.45

Sangue vivo

Dir. Winspeare

21.45

 Image of relief

 

22.10

Albania blues

Dir. Cirasola

21.15

Fetishes

Dir. Broomfield

 

 

 

23.30

Erotic tales

 

23.00

Erotic tales

 

 

 23.15

Erotic tales

 

 

 The Army Cultural Centre  

Monday

5 december

Tuesday

6 december

Wednesday

7 december

Thursday

8 december

Friday

9 december

Saturday

10 december

Sunday

 11 december

 

11.00

International
Competition 6

11.00

International
Competition 9

11.00

International
Competition 11

11.00

International
Competition 3

11.00 International
Competition 1

 

 

 

14.30

 Private

Dir. Costanzo

 

 

14.00

Gente di Roma

Dir. E. Scola

15.00

Short attack  part two

 

 

 

 

 

14.00

Retrespective of the Danish film Scholl

16.00

My daughter You will be a man

Dir. Agnes Bert

 

15.50

Ballad through bullets

The third one

Dir. F. Koçi

15,00 – 19.00

Shorts from Puglia

 

 

 

17.00

International
Competition 7

17.00

International
Competition 8

18.00

Verso sud

Dir. Pozzeresse

17.30

International
Competition 4

 

 

 

20.00

Mio cognate

Dir. Piva

International
Competition 5

20.00 International
Competition 10

20.00

La stacione

Dir. Rubini

19.30

International
Competition 2

 

 Marubi Film Scholl 

Monday

5 december

Tuesday

6 december

Wednesday

7 december

Thursday

8 december

Friday

9 december

Saturday

10 december

Sunday

 11 december

 

11.00

Retrospective of Danish film school

 

 

12.00

Retrospective of Danish film school

 

 

 

15.00

Midwinter night dream

Master class

Dir. Paskaljevic

 

18.30

David DA,rcy

Master classes

17.00

Balkan realities

16.00

Fatti della banda della magliana

Dir. Costandini

 

 

18.00

Fatte kome noi

Dir Apolloni

17.30

La grande Olimpiade

Inst. Luce

18.00

Powder Keg

Dir.Paskaljevic

18.00

 Sniper

landscape after Verlain

Dir. Svenstedt

Masterclasse after the screening

18.00

La roma di Musolini

Inst. Luce

 

 

 

20.00

Bellissime

Dir. Gagliardo

 

 

 

 

 

20.00

Codice  Husky

Inst. Luce

 

20.00

La spetatriche

Dir. Franchi

2030.

Hitler Musolini

Inst. Luce

20.00

Come inguaniammo il cinema italiano

Dir. Cipri, Maresco

 

 

 COMPETITION PROGRAM

 
Nr. Programi 1 / dt.6 Dur.

 

Nr. Programi 2 / dt.6 Dur.
1

A MONK'S AWAKENG

21

 

1

THE DOOR

17
2

THE BLIND SPOT

10

 

2

95% OF SEX

8
3

THE PERPETUAL TWILIGHT OF GREGOR BLACK

11

 

3

REMAIN UPRIGHT

14
4

US

7

 

4

THE GOOD GUY AGAINST THE BAD GUY

15
5

113

19

 

5

NIGH CLUB

9
6

BEFORE I GO

22

 

6

LULLABY

3
7

HAMMER AND FLAME 

10

 

7

POPPY

7
8

WET TABLE

1

 

8

MERCEDES

22
9

FALLEN ART

6

 

9

NATURE IN TWO VIEWS

18
10

INTERIORS

25

 

10

FRONTAL ATTACK

2

 

 

132

 

11

ENTER AND EXIT

1

 

 

 

 

12

MAESTRO

5

 

 

 

 

13

FATHER AND SON

5

 

 

 

 

14

THE EDGE

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

132

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Nr. Programi 3 / dt.7 Dur.

 

Nr. Programi 4 / dt.7 Dur.
1

THE VOICE OF THE CICADAS

14

 

1

BARBARA JEAN

22
2

THE TIME OF THE DYING

9

 

2

RECOIL

13
3

RUPOPHOBIA

15

 

3

WAVERLEY

26
4

RICARDO,OBSOLETE ITEMS

17

 

4

SUMMER CLOUDS

15
5

THE THEATRE OF PUPPETS

30

 

5

TAXIRAT

15
6

NEVER

5

 

6

ME YOU AND A PLASTIC BAG

4
7

GETTING UP IN  STREETS

13

 

7

TRIVIAL

6
8

THE TWO WAVES

9

 

8

THE BRIDGE

6
9

WIND'S EMBRACE

3

 

9

EXPERIMENT IN TERROR

7
10

DAY OF DREAM

6

 

10

DOODLING

1
11

PUBLIC BATH

9

 

 

 

115

 

 

130

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Nr. Programi 5 / dt.8 Dur.

 

Nr. Programi 6 / dt.8 Dur.
1

WAVELENGHT

9

 

1

THE NATURAL ROUTE

11
2

THE GOOD CALLIGRAPHY

22

 

2

THE MATCHBOX

10
3

DANYA

19

 

3

HALF TERM

26
4

BELIEVES

17

 

4

GOOD MORNING

29
5

INITIATION 

14

 

5

2+2=5

13
6

WAR

9

 

6

THE STANDOFF

15
7

INTRUSION

13

 

7

BOSUT BICYCLE MAN

20
8

COLORIST IN WARTIME

15

 

8

CASTELS IN THE AIR

17
9

BUTLER

10

 

 

 

141
10

BED BALLET

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

132

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Nr. Programi 7 / dt.9 Dur.

 

Nr. Programi 8 / dt.9 Dur.
1

THE GREAT ZAMBINI

14

 

1

MICROSLEEP

9
2

MACHULENCO

16

 

2

JUNK

20
3

NOTHING INSOLUBLE

15

 

3

MIKOSH

13
4

KILLING THE AFTERNOON

9

 

4

BIRTHDAY

30
5

A KISS ON THE NOSE

14

 

5

A GOOD START

18
6

SNOWDROP

25

 

6

THE STRANGER

6
7

WAYFARES

10

 

7

SIN

6
8

ENDLESS DAY

7

 

8

THE BRIDGE OVER THE DRINA

18
9

TWO AUTHORS, ONE CHARACTER, ONE FIGURANT

12

 

9

AMONG STRANGERS

11

 

 

122

 

 

 

131

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Nr. Programi 9 / dt.09 Dur.

 

 

 

 

1

THE EXPLANATION

10

 

 

 

 

2

LULU'S SNAIL

15

 

 

 

 

3

WAITING

24

 

 

 

 

4

SKIN HORSE

20

 

 

 

 

5

CROSSROAD

29

 

 

 

 

6

MAELSTROM

14

 

 

 

 

7

GETTING BACK

24

 

 

 

 

8

MINISTRY MESSIAH

3

 

 

 

 

9

POST-PARTUM

10

 

 

 

 

10

BLINDMAN'S BLUFF

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

156

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nr. Programi 10 / dt.10 Dur.

 

Nr. Programi 11 / dt.10 Dur.
1

THE LACE PEDDLER

15

 

1

PAYCHECK

13
2

ABATTOIR

21

 

2

IT'S ALL MY MOTHER FAULT

16
3

THE APPRENTICE

18

 

3

THE BUMBA

15
4

32EE

9

 

4

HEYDAR,AN AFGHAN IN TEHERAN

18
5

OUR DAILY BREAD

11

 

5

SLAVEK THE SHIT

15
6

HIDE AND SEEK

14

 

6

FOOTPRINT ON THE SNOW

20
7

SEESAW

25

 

7

FREE 

7
8

MODERN TIME

7

 

8

ALDOUS IN LONDON

20
9

New Yourk Sky

8

 

9

IMPOSSIBLE LOVE

7

 

 

128

 

 

 

131
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nr. Albanian Competition  dt.10

Dur.

 

Nr. Albanian competition  dt.11 Dur.
1

SILENT BELL

1

 

1

OUR HERO

10
2

SAMMY AND LUCY

5

 

2

SHERR COINCIDENCE

9
3

SNOPPER

5

 

3

THE FLOWERS OF WINTER NIGHT

25
4

THE COLLECTOR

16

 

4

RIDE THE SKY

14
5

THE BLOCK

10

 

5

CLUB

18
6

89 CENT

18

 

6

COUNTDOWN PARTY

19

 

 

54

 

7

TO BE OR NOT TO BE 1244

9

 

 

 

 

8

A BAD DREAM A GOOD DREAM

25

 

 

 

 

9

GEO ALB

20

 

 

 

 

10

SAINT ANTHONY

9

 

 

 

 

11

WINDOWS XP

13

 

 

 

 

12

THE COIN

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

185

 


Festival Guests
 

Tickets
Directors : Ermanno Olmi, Abbas Kiarostami, Ken Loach

"The Powder Keg"
(Cabaret Balkan)

Director : Goran Paskaljevic

Midwinter Night's Dream
Director : Goran Paskaljevic, 95 minutes

Fetishes
Director : Nick Broomfield

Kurt & Courtney
Director : Nick Broomfield


Poetic Cinema

World premiere
Reading Kavafis
Director : Carl Henrik Svenstedt 

Children of the plains
Director : Carl Henrik Svenstedt

Sniper
Director : Carl Henrik Svenstedt


Shorts Attack

The best selected films from
interfilm Berlin – International Short Film Festival and Distribution

Tempo
Per Carleson  Sweden, 2002  35mm  04:00min  Short Fiction  Without Dialogue  [ Lifestyle-Breakfast-Film ]
Dance the breakfast - And: what are we doing with our lives? What are we giving to our children? What is it that's bringing us to the edge? And most important of all: what time is it?

Kolac
Daniel Šuljic  Croatia, 1998  35mm  08:00min  Children Film / Animation  Without Dialogue  [ Societal Grotesque ]
The party guests surround the table. Dividing the cake into pieces of exactly the same size - so as not to offend any of the guests - can be quite difficult...

Grijs
Christophe van Rompaey  Belgium, 1996  35mm  12:00min  Short Fiction  Without Dialogue  [ Psycho-Thriller ]
In a futuristic metropolis, the citizens work diligently. What happens when a man realizes one day that he has a double? He pursues him and communicates.

Derničre invention
Lolo Zazar  France, 1998  35mm  08:00min  Real-Animation  Without Dialogue  [ Mystical Revolutionary Slap-stick ]
While reading the newspaper, a man is suddenly attacked by his T.V ! He escapes to the kitchen, only to be  confronted by various aggressive household appliances and soon the entire apartment  joins the revolt against its tenant.

Zur Zeit verstorben
Thomas Wendrich  Germany, 2004  35mm  17:00min  Short Fiction  OV ger.  [ Seniority-Film ]
After some troubles with his family the old man goes to meet some of his old friends. They're sitting and talking. The old man wants to be clever while buying some ice cream, but he ´ll start a long journey ... .

Nosfératu Tango
Zoltán  Horváth   Switzerland, 2002  35mm  13:00min  Animation  Without Dialogue  [ Vamp Film ]
The tragicomic story of a mosquito who falls in love with Nosferatu, Prince of the vampires.

Tango del aire
Chris Roth  Germany, 2003  35mm  13:30min  Short Fiction  Without Dialogue  [ Urban worker ´s poetry ]
A poetic music film about the appeal between an old sweeper, an old accord eon player and the wind in a subway station. The more the wind blows the more the sweeper is driven to despair  because the wind whirls up the trash - but who’s playing the wind?

Tagebuch
Vuk Jevremovic  Germany, 2000  35mm  10:30min  Animation  Without Dialogue  [ Reflections of an Urban Day ]
A normal day in the live of the contemporary anti-hero in a metropolis.

Business as usual
Tom Zenker  Germany, 2003  35mm  04:38min  Short Fiction  Without Dialogue  [ Confrontation Film ]
Downtown Area. Clerks, businesspeople and a bum grubbing in the garbage. Two elder businessmen meet in an unconventional way, and they begin a fight. People passing by don ´t notice. - Business as usual!

Kvinnokraft
Per Carleson  Sweden, 2004  35mm  04:00min  Short Fiction  Without Dialogue
 [
Road movie ]
Bringing a bike from A to B should be easy, but a small transportation problem can get bigger, fast.  A short film that proves that a little cunning can help, especially if you are a woman of a certain age...


Retrospective of Fatmir Koci

1. Nje i trete
, short fiction   1988   17 min,   35 mm black & white


2.
Lumi qe nuk shteron
short fiction   1989   43 min   35 mm   black & white

3.
Tirana year zero
 
  2001   90 MIN   35 MM   COLOR

 


 

Retrospective of  Danish Film School graduation films

During the third edition of TIFF is going to be a retrospective of National Film School of Denmark the winner of 3 of last 4 “Baby Oscars”. Among the movies selected for the retrospective will be the graduated movies of Lars Von Trier and Thomas Winderberg.

Rector of National Film School of Denmark Poul Nesgaard and the Leader Tina Sřrensen are going to be present during the days of TIFF in introducing the retrospective movies of their school.

Fiction

Image of relief
1982 - Lars von Trier dur. 50 min.

10:32 A Lovestory
1991 - Anette K. Olesen dur. 28 min.

Last Round
1993 - Thomas Vinterberg dur. 35 min.

Never
1997 - Reza Parza  dur. 36 min

Little Man
1999 - Peter Schřnau Fog dur. 40 min.

Anxiety
2001 - Christoffer Boe dur. 30 min

Woyzecks Last Symphony
2001 - Nicolai Arcel dur. 30 min

The Fighter
2003 -  Daniel Espinosa dur. 37 min

The Departure
2005 -  Louise Freidberg dur. 30 min.

 

Documentary:

Margarita
2003 -  Lise Birk Pedersen dur. 30 min

Girl with Telephone
2005 - Anja Kvistgaard dur. 28 min

 

Animation:

Little big Dog
1998 -Bo Hagen Clausen dur. 7 min

Araki
2002 - Anders Morgenthaler 8 min

The Shadow in Sara
2004 -Karla Nielsen dur. 7 min

Bernie & Bingo
2004 - Sabine Ravn dur. 7 min.


APULIAN CINEMA DAYS

6th – 10th December 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

Full-length film

by Edoardo WINSPEARE
The miracle (Il miracolo)
Life blood (Sangue vivo)
Pizzicata (id.)

by Alessandro PIVA
My brother in law (Mio cognato)
Lacapagira (id.)

by Sergio RUBINI
All the love there is (Tutto l’amore che c’č)
The station (La stazione);

by Pasquale POZZESSERE
Toward the south (Verso sud )

by Davide Marengo
Cray (id.)

Short films

The fabulous destiny of Candy (Il favoloso destino di Candy)
 by Maurizio Buttazzo

The jester’s return (Il ritorno dei giullari )
by Gianluca Camerino

Bbobbolone! (id.)
by Daniele Cascella

Ficarigna (id.)
by Sophie Chiarello

Filmtest (Il provino)
by Andrea Costantino

Jetoj – Vivo (id.)
by Ervis Eshja and Mattia Soranzo

The scarecrow (Lo spaventapasseri)
by Cesare Fragnelli

Zinanŕ (id.)
by Pippo Mezzapesa

The magnificent seven (Il magnifico sette)
by Paolo Pisanelli

The liturgy of fruit and vegetable stall (Liturgia della bancarella)
by Simone Salvemini

Uč paisŕ.Act I - Franchein (id.)
by Gianni Torres


master classes and lessons

During the days of Tirana International Film Festival for the Albanian filmmakers and  the audience are going to take part many master classes and lessons from the above mentioned guest as Goran Paskaljevic, Carl Henrik Svenstedt, David D, arcy, experts from the Danish Film School, ect.

 

 

 

 



 

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