FESTIVALS: Cyprus International Film Festival


    CYPRUS: The tenth Cyprus International Film Festival (CYIFF) which runs 23-27 September is screening feature and short films in both Nicosia and Paphos.

    cyprusFF200The programme includes12 short films and 12 feature films. Ten of the feature films are competing for the Golden Aphrodite sections – The Best of the First, and the remaining films will compete in another four sections, the Veterna’s Short Film competition, the CYIFF Got Talent in Short Film Competition, the Veteran’s Documentary section and the CYIFF Doc Talent section.

    The programme includes films from Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, England, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, India, Poland, Malta and China.

    Representing Cyprus are Honey and Déjà vu, both directed by Hercules Kyriakou.

    Another highlight of the festival is the screening of the 2014 Maltese drama Simshar directed by Rebecca Cremona and produced by Kukumajsa Productions Ltd Maltese entry for Foreign Language Oscar.

    The films are screened with original dialogues and English / Greek subtitles.