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NICOSIA: The Best Film and Best Director Award was a tie between the films I Am Not a Witch by Rungano Nyoni and Respeto by Alberto Monteras at the 16th Cyprus Film Days International Festival.

NICOSIA: The 16th Cyprus Film Days International Festival, an annual showcase of international and domestic films, will be held in Nicosia and Limassol from 19 to 28 April 2018.

NICOSIA: Longinos Panayi’s coming-of-age debut feature Clementine will premiere at the Cyprus Film Days International Film Festival, running from 19 to 28 April 2018.

NICOSIA: Cypriot director, journalist, film critic and poet Longinos Panagi is currently running a film seminar on various stages of filmmaking in Nicosia until 30 March 2018.

NICOSIA: The Ministry of Education and Culture in Cyprus made great efforts in 2017 to expand the country’s activities in various aspects concerning the cinema, including film production, film education and providing incentives for foreign productions. The launch of the new website Filming in Cyprus is a part of this effort.

NICOSIA: The drama Pause directed by Tonia Mishiali is currently in postproduction and is set to be completed in October 2017. This coproduction between Cyprus and Greece was selected for the 52nd Karlovy Vary IFF Works in Progress (30 June – 8 July 2017).

NICOSIA: The British short film Wednesday with Goddard directed by Nicolas Menard was awarded best film in the International Competition of the 16th Countryside Animafest Cyprus Views of the World Festival, which came to a close on 30 June 2017.

PAPHOS: The big winner of the 12th Cyprus International Film Festival Golden Aphrodite in Paphos was I Still Hide to Smoke directed by Rayhana Obermeyer, taking seven of the festival’s top prizes.

NICOSIA: The 12th Cyprus International Film Festival Golden Aphrodite opened 14 June 2017 in the European Capital of Culture 2017 Paphos, where it will run through 24 June.

NICOSIA: Eleven animated films from Cyprus will screen in the National Competition of the 16th Countryside Animafest Cyprus – Views of the World festival, which will take place in Limassol, Paphos and Nicosia from 24 to 30 June 2017.

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