International Student Film Festival Opens in Tirana
Albanian Daily News
Published September 19, 2017
The International Student Film Festival will kick off on Tuesday in Tirana with a highly diversified artistic program. This event, also known as First Step Film Festival 2017 , will welcome in the official competition a total of 43 movies, 7 of which realized by Albanian students. Meantime two special programs outside competition will also presented, along with an workshop over the scenario’s development.
4 of the Albania movies to be presented in this festival come from students of the University of Art, 2 from the Marubi Film Academy and one from the University of Pristina.
The special program “EUROPEAN SHORT FILMS” will be screened during the opening ceremony that will take place at 20:00 in the University of Arts Amfitheater.
This special program includes 4 of the most successful European films of 2016 that have competed in international festivals and winners at important festivals such as the Cannes, Locarno, and Palm Springs Festival and have been nominated for Oscar's 2017.
First Step Film Festival 2017 will take place in the Amphitheater at the University of Arts and the Black Box Room from 19 - 23 September 2017.