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AWARDS 16th edition TIFF 2018 »   INTERNATIONAL FEATURE COMPETITION The jury composed by: Andrea Wink (Germany), Besnik Krapi (Kosovo), Marija Perovic (Montenegro) GOLDEN OWL - BEST FEATURE FILM Irina by Nadejda Koseva | Bulgaria | 2018 A strong story about surviving in unpleasant surrounding through female character that shows how we can forgive and find the hope at the end. Një historie të fuqishme mbi mbijetesën në një mjedis të pakënaqshëm përmes një personazhi femër, e cila tregon si mund të ... Newsletter 2018 »   Tirana International Film Festival is the most important cinematographic event that takes place in Albania. Not only because is the oldest and most experienced but also for the highest number of applications, selective films’ capability, the rich program, fascinating discoveries and premieres of the most important cinematic films’ market today in the world. For all mentioned reasons, Tirana International Film Festival after applying was qualified as Festival from  the  Academy of Art an... Programme 2018 » Competition: 1. FEATURE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION (Feature - EYE on TIFF) 2. SHORT INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION (Live Action - Animation - Student - Video Art & Experimental) 3. DOCUMENTARY INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION (Feature - Mid - Short Lengths) 4. BALKAN COMPETITION (Feature - Short) 5. IN ALBANIAN COMPETITION Non Competition: 1. SPECIAL SCREENINGs 2. FOCUS ( For Another Dream May '68 - Oscar® Nominated Short films 2018 - OIPLA Animation Poland 2018 - IVAN ARGOTE Video Art) 3. PAN... Festival description » GENERAL INFORMATION Tirana International Film Festival, which is implemented by the Tirana Film Institute,  is the biggest and the oldest Film Festival in Albania, placed in the capital city Tirana. The Festival was created in 2003 (it was the first film festival after 1 decade of gap from the official state film festival organized during the communism regime until 1990). The Festival is internationally recognized and screens every year more than 200 movies of all genres (feature, short, fictio...
Friday, 16 November 2018
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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