15th Cyprus International Film Festival
The Best of the First!
Our way of life has drastically changed due to the COVID-19 virus and the call for social distancing in 2020. These changes have challenged artists, filmmakers, venues and film festivals. In 2020 the Cyprus International Film Festival accepts the challenges of the era and partners with Inspire-TV® to provide a big screen for humanity, a 'welcoming home' for independent artists and filmmakers and a community for a selective and demanding audience.
Over the years we have had the privilege to work with hundreds of artists and filmmakers who have told wonderful stories. Many have gone on to make great films in different genres. The organizers of the Cyprus International Film Festival again make the difference in the film world by offering to all selected and awarded films of independent filmmakers who participated in Cyprus International Film Festivals since 2006 the option to enter free of charge the distribution platform Inspire-TV.com
The 15th edition of the Cyprus International Film Festival is under the auspices of the Municipality of Nicosia and will be held in two venues so that we can fully implement the required COVID 19 safety protocols, from 15/11/2020 to 21/11/2020. The Pantheon Art Cinema will host the film screenings and the Melina Merkouri Cultural Center in Old Nicosia will host the parallel events as well as the photo exhibition "FotoMessage - Balancing at the Green Line" in cooperation with the Nicosia Branch of Cyprus Photographic Society.
In addition to the live and the online screenings there will be discussion and networking panels with experts from the international entertainment industry at the new online show “Inspire-TV® #LiveTalks” powered by Inspire-TV
The call for entries for short and feature films in various genres and categories, but mainly debut directors, is still open at Filmfreeway until the 24th of October; you can use the discount code INSPIRETV50.
The screening schedule at the Pantheon Art Cinema as well as the online program of the 15th Cyprus International Film Festival will be announced by the end of October.
For the exhibition "FotoMessage - Balancing at the Green Line" digital photos can be sent until Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Photo dimensions must be 40cm X 55cm.