FESTIVALS: Paphos IFF 2021 Ready to Kick Off with Open-Air Screenings


    PAPHOS: The 6th edition of the Paphos International Film Festival (PIFF) will present 25 independent short films and documentaries within open-air screenings from 25 to 27 June 2021.

    Five of the films from the programme are Cypriot: Michalis Kalopaidis’ The Parrot Lady, Sholeh Zahraei and Kamil Saldun’s The Hunt, Stephanie Lemesianou’s Ana, Paolo Antypas’ Anathema, and Diego Aparicio and George M Chadwick’s Anteros, Love Returned.

    PIFF is committed to support authentically independent short films and it aims to research, promote and develop the art of independent filmmaking.

    The programme includes films of up to 20 minutes from Cypriot and international filmmakers, as well as student films of up to 15 minutes by both Cypriot and international directors.