Cyprus International Film Festival (CYIFF)

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Cyprus International Film Festival (CYIFF)

SINCE: 2006

WHERE: Nicosia, Cyprus


The Cyprus International Film Festival is the largest of all artistic high value independent cinema events in the whole region, spilling over Cyprus' boundaries and spreading over the whole region with its fame reaching worldwide. CΥIFF is the first internationally oriented film festival which offers new and upcoming directors in multiple sectors of entertainment (such as feature films, short films, animations, music videos, dance, experimental films and video art) the opportunity to showcase their talent in front of a jury of internationally acclaimed cinema experts, directors and actors. CYIFF has a competitive section. Films produced within the last 36 months by emerging directors are selected for the screening program.

CYIFF promotes both Cypriot film directors and Cypriot artists living abroad through the film category “Nostimon Imar”. The Festival also promotes awarded Cypriot Film Directors and the history of Cyprus. The Festival and the parallel events create an important meeting place for Cypriots and foreign filmmakers. The prize “Golden Aphrodite” is judged by a distinguished panel of experts in the international film industry.

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Cyprus International Film Festival (CYIFF)