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New Film Talents Showcased At 6th Cyprus Intl. Film Festival

film festival nicosiaFilm-makers from 98 countries will compete in 10 categories for the Golden Aphrodite Award during the 6th Cyprus International Film Festival September 30 – October 16, 2011.

The 6th International Film Festival of Cyprus is one of the most important festivals for emerging artists, full of excitement, emotion and passion for the art of cinema.

There are 10 categories, including feature and short length films, animation films, films about dance and visualized poetry giving step in emerging filmmakers in particular. Among those movies are two Cypriot feature films making their world premiere at this Festival. "Dinner with my sisters" by Michael Hapeshis and "Paramnesia" by Eleftherios Kakathymis.

The judges this year will be the multiaward-winning Greek actress Anna Synodinou, Cypriot filmmaker and producer Nicolas Demetriou, award-winning composer Maro Theodorakis, winning Indian producer Vivek Singhania and Van Papadopoulos program coordinator Cannes Classic. The "Golden Aphrodite" awards ceremony on On October 16 at the Pallas CinemaTheatre will be hosted by the Cypriot actress Olga Vanessa Aristodemou who excels in England and Hollywood.

At the ceremony, the audience will have the chance to watch amazing dance performances presented by Stavri Kalopetrides and Fibre Perfroming Arts Company, and also a fascinating music program (gospel, jazz, cinema music) performed by the University of Nicosia chorus, under the conduction of Solon Cladas.

For more information go to: www.cyprusfilmfestival.org, tel: +35799798112, email: ciff@cyiff.com.

Image: from poster by Ioanna Philippou

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