"From an email I saw accidentally in my junk, to one of the best journeys I had in years, and I never felt it would be something 20 minutes far from my country."

 

Omar Shami,

Lebanon, 2015 Winner "Best Documentary"

for "Villages of the Absent"

"The ISFFC is a cozy and energetic festival, organized by a passionate team, with good film selection, great hospitality, super jury panel in a beautiful country! I encourage more Asian talents to submit works!"

Teresa Kwong, Hong Kong

Jury Member, 2015

"I came all the way from Kyrgyzstan to the small island of Cyprus, to find an amazing festival of short films! It was a huge pleasure to be a participant!"

Cholponai Borubaeva

Official Int'l Competition 2015, Director of  "Topurak / Dust of Earth"

"The films were thoughtfully curated, and the atmosphere both intimate and festive! Such a great place to see international cinema as well as meet other filmmakers!"

Calum Walter, U.S.A.

Official Int'l Competition 2015, Director of  "Relief"

"An important meeting point for up and coming filmmakers whose works are well selected, discussed and qualified! Well organized with warm and welcoming people!"

Sherif Awad, Egypt

Jury Member, 2015