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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
Short student (official selection - TIFF 2017)
BEER & CALIPPO

Austria | 2017 | 27’

Summer, an old camper and the feeling of freedom! Jojo wants to join her boyfriend Toni on a tour with his band. Her father promised to let her, because she got good marks in school. Everything seems perfect. But Jojo is pregnant, her father finds out and Toni has a crush on the drummer girl...

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CASTING

Poland | 2017 | 20’

A young, Polish woman is forced to choose between her family and her career as an actress.

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Short Student (official selection 15'th)

 
BEST OF EVERYTHING, ALWAYS

UK | 2017 | 12’

Laurel has the best of everything; a luxurious house, an expensive car, a killer wardrobe, and hours of leisure time to waste away. Yet she still suffers from a crippling lack of purpose, a void in her identity. Mirroring her own life, she only finds comfort in planning a secret ceremony that will remain unforgettable.

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DIGITAL IMMIGRANTS

Switzerland | 2016 | 21’

1984 – The home computer arrives in our living rooms and overruns a whole generation. Only those who master the new technology have a future. The computer splits society into “Digital Natives” and “Digital Immigrants”. 2016 – A group of senior citizens is trying to adapt to the speed of computerization in order to find their place in the digital age. Their problem is ours: How long can we keep up with the rapid development?

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BUOYANCY

Denmark | 2017 | 9’

An elderly bed-ridden paralyzed man employs a young Ukrainian woman as his carer.

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DONKEY XOTE

Hungary, Sweden | 2016 | 23’

Felix Cox (28) is an internationally renowned American skydiver attempts to land in central Budapest. Felix screws up his jump and, instead of landing in Budapest, he ends up in a tree, on an isolated farm in the Hungarian countryside, where he meets Ivan (70) and Beno - Ivan’s beloved donkey...

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