It is only 30 days before the beginning of the 15th Tofifest International Film Festival. The “rebellious festival” will take place in Torun, from 21st October to 29th October, 2017. If you’d like to pay less for getting access to festival attractions, we have good news – you can now pre-order passes to Tofifest.
The madness of an unconventional carer of elderly people; an alien invasion that goes unnoticed; and friendship between a truck driver and a subtle writer – these are but a few subjects discussed in the films included in the Japanese section at Tofifest. Japanese cinema that has fascinated people for good 120 years will this time blossom in Torun.
A limited series of vinyl records containing the recording of the closing concert of Tofifest 2015 will be published any moment now. The concert marked the first European live performance by American composer Paul Anthony Romero of the soundtrack written for a popular series of games that goes by the name of Heroes of Might and Magic.
Not too many of us know that it was Vivian Kubrick, daughter of the Stanley Kubrick, who composed the soundtrack to “Full Metal Jacket”. And not too many are aware of other female music composers, for that matter. And that is precisely the reason for Tofifest to say: “Music is a woman”, and invite you to a concert that will close the jubilee 15th edition of the festival, on 28th October.
It has surely been a long and tough struggle, but it is successfully over. It was precisely 100 years ago, when the Finnish people regained their independence, as a country. It is obviously a reason to celebrate. Tofifest has also decided to have its part in the celebrating of that round 100th anniversary, because we have rooted for Finland for quite some time now.
It is already the fourth time that festival films will be judged by a Young Jury. Today marks the beginning of competition the winners of which are going to sit on two young juries: A Student Jury and a Young Jury. Participation in our Jury can bring success: one of the jurors from last year’s edition of the festival is now a juror at Gdynia Film Festival.
What do Katarzyna Nosowska, Marek Kondrat, Krystyna Janda, and Wojciech Smarzowski have in common? Immense talent and ultimate rebelliousness. And last but not least, they are all winners of an award for artistic insolence given by the Tofifest International Film Festival. Katarzyna Nosowska is going to receive her Special Golden Angel on 21st October, 2017.
Countdown to the beginning of the 15th edition of the Tofifest International Film Festival has now officially started and we kick off with revealing this year’s phenomenon, which is one of the most intriguing figures of international cinema: antihero.
This is a specific "debut" because the film is already 10 years old. From this brief footage, the Swedish film's fame began, which received the Berlinale Golden Bear for the "Incident." You must see this! This is a specific "debut", because film is already 10 years old. From this short movie, the Swedish filmmakers began his film career. "The Incident" received because the Berlinale Golden Bear. You must see this! Here you can see "The Incident"
IFF Tofifest opens call for submission of films for the 15th International Film Festival Tofifest. You can win Golden Angel Awards in two main international competitions. Deadline passes on July, 31st. The 15. anniversary edition of IFF Tofifest will take place from the 21st to the 29th of October in Toruń, Poland.