Book of Records"
by Aleksandar Manic
12th edition of the Albanian Film Festival, will take place from October 2 - 9, 2006 in Tirana, ALBANIA|
THE LAST MOVIE by
selected in MEDFILM FESTIVAL 2006
In the framework of
the cooperation with other European film festivals the 24 July
2006 TIFF will organize “Albanian Shorts”, a special night
within the "Salento Finibus Terrae" International Film Festival.
The five Albanian shorts already selected by the direction of
the Salento Film Festival are: "Abandoned Eden" by Eno Milkani,
"Bitter Prunes" by Dorian Ahmeti, "The Bridge" by Artur
by Ilir Butka, "Snowdrops" by Robert budina.
For more information:
THE WEEK OF ALBANIAN CINEMA
The European Cinema Festival of Lecce, chosen by
the cinema section in the Programme PIC Interreg Italy/Albania,
will dedicate this year a week to discover or re-discover Albanian
cinematography...The Festival will host
some of the most important contemporary Albanian directors.
FAN NOLI FOUNDATION
ALBANIA ART NSTITUTE
Welcome to the 3Edition of
Cinema Short Film Festival
A l e k s a n d a r M a n i c
THE SHUTKA BOOK OF RECORDS
After studying at the Philosophical Faculty of the Cologne University, he moved to Prague to attend FAMU, the renowned film and TV academy. There he directed a short called Astropolitan, which premiered at the International Belgrade Film Festival and earned Mani success early in his career. While working as a translator for Emir Kusturica's Underground, he agreed to shoot a documentary on Kusturica called Shooting Days, which has won critical acclaim and has been distributed in many countries.
In the Balkan town of Shutka, the Romani (Gypsy) population is thriving and everyone is considered a champion at something, be it boxing or grave robbing. Aleksander Manic's The Shutka Book of Records gives us a walking tour of this vibrant community, and along the way, we meet some of the colorful ""champions."", champion vampire hunter and champion love maker ""When a child is born in Roma, it cries in melody."" Adults are liable to do the same after meeting all the strange and endearing characters in
Ken Loach present in TIFF '05
Carl Henrik Svenstedt
The best selected films from
interfilm Berlin –
International Short Film Festival and Distribution
APULIAN CINEMA DAYS
Sergio RUBINI, Davide Marengo, Niko XHIRASOLA, etc.
the Best Directors
of Short Film
- Roberto Rossellini
Franceso Maselli -
- Damiano Damiani
Passo a due
by Andrea Barzin
of Best feature films from Kosova
"Time of Gypsies"
Feature & Documentary films from Balkan filmmakers
The Waiting Room
The Gas Station
belong to the collection of 30 Erotic
Tales produced by Berlin-based
Special Guest in
"Academy of Arts"
National Film School of Denmark, the winner of 3 of last 4 “Baby
Lars Von Trier,
school works from:
Israel, Kosova and Finland