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The Bulgarian cinema overwhelms in the neighbourhoods of Sofia

For the third consecutive year, the enthusiasts-organisers of “The residential blocks Cinema” in the capital city will “launch” the improvised “cinemas” in 10 districts of Sofia. The audience will have the opportunity to view for free 20 contemporary feature films (short and full-length) and 5 documentary Bulgarian films outdoors in the spaces between the neighbourhood blocks of flats. For the full programme of screenings click...

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The life of the Roma in film

The Municipality of the Danube city Rousse organises the festival “Roma and Cinema” for the second consecutive year, devoted to the life, music and customs of this ethnic group. Three films are scheduled in the programme: “Gadjo dilo”  (“Crazy Stranger“)  by Tony Gatlif, “The Black Swallow” by Bulgarian director Georgi Djulgerov and ” Com / watch? V = MPRhObhmRRk” by Emir Kusturica. The festival is sponsored by the Swiss Confederation as part of the Swiss contribution to the expanding European...

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The festival of Italian cinema in Sofia

For the second year, the Festival of the Italian Cinema in Sofia is open within the annual “Italian Festival in Bulgaria”. The event is organised by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria, and the region of Puglia, one of the most picturesque and rich in tradition Italian areas, is presented this year. The festival presents regional achievements in the field of Eno gastronomy and tourism that are known worldwide, but the focus is on the film industry of the region where Italy’s largest film studio is currently located. For ten years, the film-making industry experienced an unprecedented surge...

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Getting Started in the Cinema World

This year, the master class of the great Bulgarian director and lecturer at the New Bulgarian University (NBU) Prof. Georgi Dyulgerov presents 20 graduate short films, made from 2015 until now, as well as works of his students from the Department of “Cinema, Advertising and Show business” at the NBU. The films featured some of the most popular and beloved Bulgarian actors....

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Bulgarian participation in “Producers On The Move” – Cannes, 19-23 May 2017

Mila Voynikova, producer at “Miramar Film”, Bulgaria, was chosen this year to participate in the platform „Producers On The Move ” In Cannes with 19 colleagues from different European countries. The platform is part of the programme at the Cannes International Film Festival and the participants are producers from all over Europe selected by a point system according to the following criteria: the producer’s experience in international co-productions; Distributing their films outside the countries where they were produced; Their feature film participated in the international section of major world festivals; Winners of national awards for feature films in their countries;...

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Sofia creative city cinema UNESCO

On 01.12.2014, Sofia joins the network of creative cities of UNESCO, and was awarded the title "City of Film". The certificate was presented by the Director General of the International Organisation Mrs. Irina Bokova, the Mayor of Sofia Mrs. Yordanka Fandoukova


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