'Giffoni Albania', 12th Edition in Albania
Albanian Daily News
Published November 6, 2017
"Giffoni Festival" will be not only an International Film Festival for Children and Youth but also an activity that will form the future cineastes that will than contribute for a more qualitative cinema. This is the new mission of this international festival whose 12th edition in Albania will kick off on November 20. This year the festival will travel to several Albanian cities before lowering its curtains on November 24.
‘Giffoni Albania” festival director Namik Ajazi and the festival’s creator Claudio Gubitosi spoke about this artistic event innovations and future plans.
“We plan to move the “Giffoni Festival” in different cities like Shkodra, Korça, Pogradec, Elbasan and other cities. The festival will reach even those cities that have no cinemas because their absence is a problem that should be immediately resolved,” said Ajazi.
Meantime “Giffoni’s creator, Gubitosi declared that a new platform aimed to give an employment opportunity to the youths through the cinema, art, culture and television will be presented since next year.
Some 8 movies, half of which Albanians, will be screened during “Giffoni Festival” 12th edition.