PAPHOS: The 11th Cyprus International Film Festival will take place in Paphos from 14 to 25 September 2016. The programme of the festival includes 100 feature, short, animated and documentary films from 37 countries.
The festival organises competitions in the following categories: Golden Aphrodite – Feature Film Competition, CYIFF Got Talent in Short Film, CYIFF Veterans Shorts, CYIFF Experimental/ArtHouse, CYIFF Got Talent in Animation, CYIFF Doc Talent and Veteran’s Short Film Competition.
Feature film competition jury is composed of personalities such as producers Vivek Singhania from India and George F. Roberson from the USA, the awarded film director Wang Jingguang from China and director of photography Bill Butler.
The festival is organised by the CINE@ART HQ & Programming Office under the auspices of the Municipality of Paphos.
Golden Aphrodite Competition for Feature Films:
Lewis & Klarq (USA)Directed by Neil Butler
Outopia (Greece)Directed by Koyrou Nikolaos
Dream of a Shadow (Australia)Directed by Nikitas Ballas
Capsule (UK)Directed by Andrew Martin and Paul Forrest
The Open (France)Directed by Marc Lahore
Psychoromantic (Japan)Directed by Wataru Shibata
Game of Checkers (Portugal)Directed by Patrícia Sequeira
Jasmine (USA)Direced by Dax Phelan
Swing Away (USA)Directed by Michael Nickles and Georges Stephanopoulos
The Marionette (Spain)Directed by Antoni Caimari Caldes
Lucky Stiff (USA)Directed by Christopher Ashley
The Curse of Atreides (Greece)Directed by Dimitris Dimitroulias
The Man Who Defended Gavrilo Princip (Serbia)Directed by Srdjan KoljevicProduced by Kosutnjak FilmSupported by Film Center Serbia