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DRUM - special screening on the last day of March is dedicated to human rights and the fight against apartheid in South Africa

SCREENING - 31.03.2015, Tuesday, Cinema House, 19:00 - FREE ENTRANCE

Unique, magnetic, incomparable - PACO de LUCIA

March 29 - Sunday - 7 PM - screening at Cinema House

Hong Kong Martial Arts Film Programme - 19th Sofia International Film Festival

Special guests for the opening of the retrospective at Cinema House were Ms Drew Lai, KK Yeung and Melissa Pascale from Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels

JAN ŠVANKMAJER. DIMENSION OF DIALOGUE / BETWEEN FILM AND FINE ART

The exhibition DIMENSION OF DIALOGUE / BETWEEN FILM AND FINE ART is still at CINEMA HOUSE - please do feel welcome to visit and enjoy! Jan Švankmajer is one of the most original and celebrated filmmakers in the world. For several decades, a number of his films have influenced other prominent film directors such as Terry Gilliam, John Lasseter, David Lynch and the Brothers Quay, and have received wide international recognition

"Cerise" - Premiere screening at Cinema House

Jérôme Enrico: "I saw the incredible Tanya Vuchkova and I fell in love with her” - A special screening of the French film "Cerise", shot entirely in Bulgaria, took place in Cinema House on the March 20th, within the Sofia Film Fest program. The director Jérôme Enrico and the scriptwriter Irina Gonchar were guests of the event

"BRIDGELESS RIVERS" - Today in Cinema House

Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov's documentary - with a special screening at Cinema house today!

Sofia International Film Festival and the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels presents: First retrospective of the Hong Kong martial arts movies

"Don’t bother us!" – green campaign of Sofia Film Fest in partnership with "Transparent mountains" and the international environmental organization WWF

19th Sofia International Film Festival invites you to a discussion on conservation and reforestation of forests in Bulgaria on the eve of the Day of the forest – March 21

"Love Hotel" in the Festival Programme

Challenging, documentary, intriguing - TODAY is the FIRST screening of "LOVE HOTEL", at Cultural center G8, screening starts at 8.45 p.m. - Do Not Miss!!!

The special "Dior and I" screening at Lumiere cinema was combined with a special surprise from Vogue Vision - Mitko Damov

After the champagne and red carpet in front of Lumiere cinema on March 16th, the special festival screening of "Dior and I" was introduced by Mira Staleva, deputy director of SIFF, and Mitko Damov (Vogue Vision). One member of the audience was so fortunate to receive by chance the latest Dior's perfume!

Yes! BG cinema!

THE AWARDS 19th SOFIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - www.siff.bg

The big winner of the evening was "The Lesson" by directors Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov with four awards - SOFIA CITY OF FILM GRAND PRIX AWARD, THE AWARD FOR BEST BULGARIAN FEATURE FILM, the FIPRESCI Award and THE AUDIENCE AWARD

"Bulgarian Cinema" Challenge

By joining the challenge, you can win great cinema prize

Talking of cinema with a glass of Jameson

The lucky owner of the first GOLDEN TICKET Alexander Tsekov: "My life is really wonderful"

Alexander Tsekov is 25, zodiac sign - Capricorn. Currently he is finishing a Bachelor program in "Business Administration". He works as a chief pastry chef at a hotel. He won the first of five GOLDEN TICKETS in cans, part of the advertising campaign of SIFF

Saturday's Cinema Feast

Terry Jones and Monty Python at 19th Sofia Film Fest's Programme

„The File Petrov” by Georgi Balabanov opens the 19th Sofia Film Fest

On March 5th with a special gala screening at National Palace of Culture's Hall 1, at 19.30 starts 19th Sofia Film Fest! The famous French screenwriter and winner of this year's special Honorary Oscar award for lifetime achievement will present in Sofia his movie, made in collaboration with the Bulgarian director Georgi Balabanov, who lives in France.

Before the Start of the official programme

Today's program of Sofia Film Festival stresses on the genuine fun and the healthy sense of humor with "Guca!" and "Blue Mountains, or Unbelievable Story"

Cinema House Is Waiting for You!

Happy Liberation Day to all Bulgarians! Today we celebrate the liberation of Bulgaria, and the day after tomorrow we will also free the spirit of cinema with the beginning of the 19th Sofia International Film Festival

Monday - day for films at DOM na KINOTO

It’s the first week of the month dedicated to great cinema thanks to Sofia Film Fest. we suggest you to warm up for the big opening party with two films made by two great filmmakers - Aki Kaurismaki and "Le Havre" & Otar Iosseliani and "Falling Leaves"

Sofia Film Fest for Students festival semester kicks off with a retrospective dedicated to Karl Baumgartner and the 19th Sofia International Film Festival’s special Focus Georgia

This Friday Sofia Film Fest for Students opens the preview of Bulgaria’s biggest film festival days ahead of the official opening ceremony on the 5th of March at NDK.

Sofia's Municipal Council establishes a “Sofia City of Cinema” Grand Prix at Sofia Film Fest!

Sofia International Film Festival dedicates a special program to exceptional producer and friend Karl Baumgartner

The 19th Sofia International Film Festival starts in just a few days! TICKETS available starting TODAY!

Tickets are available as of today – and the festival is drawing near! It’s time!

The 19th International Film Festival SOFIA FILM FEST

In the year of the 100th anniversary of Bulgarian cinema, the largest international cinema event in Bulgaria - SOFIA FILM FEST (Sofia International Film Festival), will bring together films, guests, stars, journalists and lovers of the seventh art in the Bulgarian capital, declared as one of UNESCO’s Creative Cities of Films.

The Oscar winner CITIZENFOUR and ten more exceptional movies on the Documentary Competition at SFF’15

In this year’s competition for best documentary on SFF’15 ten from the newest and most impressive documentaries are included, which have passed the test at the most prestigious film festivals, together with one Bulgarian premier.

11 films to compete for the Domaine Boyar Best Balkan Film prize at the 19th Sofia International Film Festival

The program includes for films previously presented as projects at Sofia Meetings!

The Bulgarian cinema and its 100th anniversary at the 19th Sofia Film Fest

In the year when our cinema turns 100 years and Sofia was proclaimed one of UNESCO’s Creative City of Film

Two more world hits in the 19th Sofia International Film Fest program

Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nominee Wild Tales by Damián Szifrón and Best Director Silver Bear winner Malgorzata Szumowska are part of the festival program starting in exactly twelve days!

Armenia, 1915

Harutyun Khachatryan – special guest at the 19th Sofia International Film Festival

Georgi Dyulgerov’s new film Buffer Zone to premiere at the 2015 Sofia International Film Festival

Twelve first and second films by directors from around the world will take part in the International Competition of the 19th Sofia International Film Festival

Terry Jones and Monty Python 20 years later (almost)

The famous smile master is a special guest of the 19th Sofia Film Fest

Oscar nominations at the 19th SIFF

Only 7 days to go before the Oscars and 17 to the opening of the Sofia Film Festival! For all the fans of cinema’s big awards this year’s festival has prepared an exceptional selection of Oscar nominated films.

"Afferim!" by Radu Jude triumphs with "Silver Bear" for Best Director (shared) at Berlinale!

The coproduction of Romania, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic, a project of Sofia Meetings, makes the first big present for the 100th anniversary of Bulgarian cinema. AŞKOLSUN, RADU!

SOFIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR STUDENTS...or YOUTH SOFIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in March

(Films, meetings and discussions for students)

The 12 contenders for the 12th Jameson Short Film Award

The nominees for JAMESON Award 2015

Nana Jorjadze with Sofia Award Focus GEORGIA at the 19th Sofia Film Fest

Nana Jorjadze is among the leading filmmakers in the history of Georgian cinema.

Franco Nero FROM „DJANGO” TO FASSBINDER

The great Italian actor will be a special guest of the 19th Sofia Film Fest to receive Sofia Award of Sofia Municipality for his contribution to cinema and for the world premiere of his film "Figli di Maam" (2014) director Paolo Consorti

The legendary John Boorman's "Queen and Country" – at SFF 2015

The actor Ivan Ivanov with the Sofia Award

The star of Bulgarian cinema will receive the prize of Sofia Municipality for contribution to cinema at the opening of the 19th Sofia Film Fest on the 5th of March in Hall 1 of NDK

10 of the most successful films of the new Bulgarian cinema after 1990 at the 19th Sofia Film Fest

The program is presented on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Bulgarian cinema and the films are selected on the principle of most votes received by 10 trusted Bulgarian film critics.

Sofia Film Festival is looking for its Young Jury

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Bulgarian cinema SFF will present 20 iconic Bulgarian films

10 classic films made by 10 directors until 1989 and 10 of the most successful works of 10 directors of the new Bulgarian cinema after 1990 are included in the program of the 19th Sofia International Film Festival. The films are selected on the principle of most votes received by 10 well-known film critics.

Wim Wenders’ visual masterpiece "Salt of the Earth" with a gala premiere in Sofia

An unforgettable meeting with the impressive portrait of the iconic photographer Sebastião Salgado at SFF

19th International Film Festival SOFIA FILM FEST

The festival is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Bulgarian cinema and to the "Sofia - creative city of cinema" UNESCO title

JAMESON Award for Best Bulgarian Short Film 12 YEARS OF HISTORY

The legendary JAMESON Award for Best Bulgarian Short Film teams up with the International Sofia Film Festival in Bulgaria for 12th consecutive year in search of new impressive talents of the seventh art.

"The Wonders" by Alice Rohrwacher, awarded with the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes will delight the audience at SFF’15!

"It was all a big surprise - the mere fact that the film was in the program of Cannes, and the invitation to come back a few days after the screening. I knew we were getting an award, but I was not told which one. I was very surprised and extremely happy – My head is still in the clouds,“ says the director at the press conference after the ceremony at one of the most prestigious festivals in the world.

The three Aces from the world cinema at SFF 2015

Winners of “Palme d'Or” from Cannes, “Golden Bear” from Berlin and “Golden Lion” from Venice with a premier in Sofia!

“The Tribe” - an absolute revolutionary festival hit will “blow away” the audience of the 19th SFF!

The stunning debut of the Ukrainian director Myroslav Slaboshpytsky is among the highlights of this year’s Sofia Film Fest.

Andrey Zvyagintsev’s “Leviathan” winner of the Golden Globe, is among the gala premiers of the 19th SFF!

After the triumph at the Golden Globe awards, /awarded for Best Foreign Film/and its wonderful presentation at the most prestigious film festivals – prize for Best Screenplay in Cannnes, Best Film in London, Best Foreign Film in Munich, BAFTA and Oscar nomination /Best Foreign Language Film/- the new Russian masterpiece will also delight the Bulgarian festival audience.

„The File Petrov” by Georgi Balabanov opens the 19th Sofia Film Fest

The "Oscar" winner and screenwriter of the film Jean-Claude Carriere arrives in Sofia especially for the premiere

SOFIA - UNESCO Creative City of FILM

Bulgarian capital is one of the FIVE UNESCO Creative Cities of FILM and celebrates 100 years Bulgarian Cinema's jubilee on January 13, 2015

NEWS
SFF@29.03.15, 00:03: DRUM - special screening on the last day of March is dedicated to human rights and the fight against apartheid in South Africa
SFF@22.03.15, 00:03: Unique, magnetic, incomparable - PACO de LUCIA
SFF@22.03.15, 00:03: Hong Kong Martial Arts Film Programme - 19th Sofia International Film Festival
SFF@21.03.15, 00:03: "Cerise" - Premiere screening at Cinema House
SFF@21.03.15, 00:03: JAN ŠVANKMAJER. DIMENSION OF DIALOGUE / BETWEEN FILM AND FINE ART
SFF@18.03.15, 16:03: "BRIDGELESS RIVERS" - Today in Cinema House
SFF@18.03.15, 00:03: Sofia International Film Festival and the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels presents: First retrospective of the Hong Kong martial arts movies
SFF@18.03.15, 00:03: "Don’t bother us!" – green campaign of Sofia Film Fest in partnership with "Transparent mountains" and the international environmental organization WWF
SFF@17.03.15, 00:03: "Love Hotel" in the Festival Programme
SFF@16.03.15, 00:03: The special "Dior and I" screening at Lumiere cinema was combined with a special surprise from Vogue Vision - Mitko Damov

 
 
   
   
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