15th Countryside Animafest Cyprus- Views of the world, Children’s film program
Open - air cinema
The Countryside Animafest Cyprus — Views of the World, the UNESCO’s International organisation for animation ASIFA and the Hambis Printmaking Museum announce the organisation of the 15th Countryside Animafest Cyprus- Views of the world. This year, the festival celebrates 15 years of presence and promises a rich program of screenings, workshops, exhibitions and seminars, meeting the public's expectations that surrounds the festival with love every year.
A selection of the best films of independent cinema animation from all around the world will be screened in the Cyprus and International Competition Programme of the festival. Additionally, the festival will include presentation of exhibitions and workshops (masterclasses) from notable international animators, tributes, concerts and children's animation film screenings, in four different locations: the ancient site of Palaipafos Kouklia, the Hambis Printmaking Museum, the cultural centre Technopolis 20 in Pafos and TEPAK in Limassol.
During the festival, a children’s film program will take place at Technopolis 20 for a second time, on Tuesday, July the 19th, where families and children will enjoy films that soon will be announced. Additionally, a Claymation workshop for children will take place by the cartoon artist Panagiota Michael. The children will have the opportunity to gain information and create their own characters and objects with clay-plasticine, which will then be photographed and filmed in stop-motion video in order to create a small sample of film.
Claymation workshop for children Time: 6:30pm Cost of participation: 5 euro. Reserve your seats at 70002420.
Children’s film programme Time: 8pm. Free Entrance
Official supporter: Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture
Supported by: Department of Antiquities, Youth Board of Cyprus, Nicosia University, Cyprus University of Technopoly and The Austrian Embassy in Cyprus. Sponsored Awards: Bank of Cyprus
The lectures and presentations are organised in collaboration with the Creative Europe Desk Cyprus.
The Cultural Centre “Technopolis 20” under its artistic programme organizes for a second year summer cinema evenings at its outdoor venue, every Tuesday, at 8.30pm, for the months July, August and September.
The aim of these screenings is to promote the Cypriot Directors work, but also to create a new habit and to bring the audience closer to the art of cinema
Come for a beautiful evening in the city centre and enjoy the movies in a lovely garden under the stars.
Entrance: 3 euro Information: 70002420 Movies that are not in English will have English subtitles.
August 23, Tuesday Out of sight, David Hands & Christina Georgiou, 5’ The Immortalizer, Marios Piperides, 22’ Orchestra is the city, Minos Papas, 10’ Letters to Cyprus, Sholeh Zahraei & Kamil Saldun, 22’ Agrinoui, Alexis Chaviaras, 19’
August 30, Tuesday Family member, Marinos Kartikkis, 104’
September 6, Tuesday Commited, Stelana Kliris, 93’
On Tuesday, July the 26th and August the 2nd there will be no screenings because the venue will be closed.