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
MEDFILM FESTIVAL 2006
IIn 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
At the arrival of
the deadline for submitting at the fourth edition of Tirana
International Film Festival on the October 15th, at our office in
Tirana has arrived over 800 excellent films of all the categories.
500 of them submitted on line and over 300 other films came by mail
without submission. Selection committee came to the decision of
announcing 100 films, which are chosen to take part at the
international competition. This year for the category of fiction are
selected 60 films, 15 at the category of Animated, 12 documentary
and 13 experimental. Totally 21 hours of screening.Tirana
International Film Festival thank all the filmmakers, producers and
institutions for submiting their qualitative films.
of TIFF 2006
12th edition of
the Albanian Film Festival, will take place from October 2 - 9, 2006
in Tirana, ALBANIA
2007 Promotional Prize for Joint Film Productions by young German
and Eastern / South Eastern European filmmakers in the categories
animated film, documentary, and short film.
The promotional prize offers young German filmmakers in the fields
of production, directing, camera, and screenplay the opportunity to
carry out a joint film project with colleagues from Eastern as well
as South Eastern Europe.
Eligible are joint production teams consisting of German nationals
and members from an Eastern or South Eastern European country.
Individuals cannot apply. The production of the film should take
place in Germany and the partner country. The interaction between
both cultures is an essential factor of the competition.
Ken Loach's 'Wind That Shakes the Barley'
Wins Top Prize at Cannes
Ken Loach introducing his movie
"Tickets" in Albania
during TIFF 2005
In the pictures: Loach
with the big Albanian family he chose to involve in his movie and
moments of the premiere in Tirana.
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. An historical journey bringing to light a
cinematography nearly unknown in the Western countries – because
of the objective weakness of cinematographic industry – rich,
complex, able to express great European personalities. An
invitation to reflect and a study on the examination of the past
and the necessities of the present. The Festival will host some
of the most important contemporary Albanian directors.
for more information:
In the photo: Ilir Butka, Moritz de Hadeln,Sophie
THE AWARDS OF 7th EDITION OF
EUROPEAN CINEMA FESTIVAL
On Sunday April 30th the 7th
edition of the European Cinema Festival
that took place in Lecce, Italy
–30th April) has come to a conclusion.
The Jury unanimously expresses the following motivation:
The Ulivo d’oro Prize,
For the delicate poetic sensibility with which the film deals a
dramatic topical issue.
Best Script Award:
the rigour with which it portrays the ancestral hatred between
two ethnic groups forced to live together.
Special Jury Award:
Through an involving atmosphere, it portrays the existence of a
young woman confronted with her precocious motherhood.
Best Cinematography Award:
For displaying a complex subject in its structure, giving the
images a voice of great visual presence.
Award to a Debut Film:
To a director that, in spite of the few available means, bravely
describes the delicate generational conflicts.
OF THE EUROPEAN CINEMA FESTIVAL
Moritz de Hadeln
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