FNE at Golden Rhyton 2014: The Last Black Sea Pirates Wins the Plovdiv Golden Rhyton

PLOVDIV: The jury of the 21st edition of the Bulgarian national film festival for documentary and animated films Golden Rhyton which ran through 6 December 2014 chose The Last Black…
10-12-2014

UNESCO Proclaims Sofia City of Film

SOFIA: Bulgaria’s capital Sofia was officially announced as a City of Film, part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova, personally presented the official certificate…
05-12-2014

FNE at Golden Rhyton 2014: Bulgarian Doc and Animated Films Fest Registers Record Number of Entrants

PLOVDIV: The 21st edition of the most important national film festival for documentary and animated films Golden Rhyton, which kicks off on 1 December 2014 in Plovdiv, will screen over…
01-12-2014

FNE at Cinemania 2014: Cinemania Expands into New Theatres

SOFIA: The 28th edition of the annual film fest Cinemania, running in the three biggest Bulgarian towns of Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna, is showing 57 new international hits and auteur…
28-11-2014

Vezhdi Rashidov Returns to Lead Bulgarian Ministry of Culture

SOFIA: Sculptor Vezhdi Rashidov was officially announced as Minister of Culture on 7 November 2014 in the second cabinet of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. Rashidov was in Borissov’s first cabinet…
10-11-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: The Judgment Wins the Top Prize in Varna

VARNA: Stefan Komandarev’s The Judgment was awarded the most prestigious Bulgarian award for a feature film at the 32 edition of the Golden Rose Film Festival. Assen Blatechki also received…
20-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Viktoria

VARNA: Scriptwriter/director Maya Vitkova’s film portrays the first decade after the communist era through a story of a girl born with no umbilical cord. Viktoria screens at the Varna Golden…
17-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Competition: The Lesson

VARNA: The Lesson was inspired by the real story of a teacher caught in a bank robbery attempt. Scriptwriters/directors/producers Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov focused their debut feature on a…
16-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Competition: Bulgarian Rhapsody

VARNA: The first Bulgarian/Israeli coproduction is representing Bulgaria at the Academy Awards nominations for Best Foreign Language Film. Ivan Nichev’s Bulgarian Rhapsody screens in the main competition of the Varna …
16-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Competition: Alienation

VARNA: Bulgarian film critics consider Milko Lazarov’s debut feature Alienation the “creative surprise of 2013“. The film screens in the main competition of the Varna Golden Rose Film Festival (11-17…
15-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Competition: Stefan Komandarev’s The Judgment

VARNA: The Judgment is the latest film by internationally acclaimed Bulgarian director Stefan Komandarev. The film screens in the main competition of the Varna Golden Rose Film Festival (11-17 October…
14-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014:Competition: Buffer Zone

VARNA:The 15th feature film directed by the Silver Bear-winner Georgi Djulgerov is inspired by his own life. Buffer Zone screens in the main competition of the Varna Golden Rose Film…
14-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Competition: The Sinking of Sozopol

VARNA: Kostadin Bonev’s third feature film, The Sinking of Sozopol (aka A Town Named Salvation), is “a nostalgic utopia on missing hope, in which a sea engulfs a city“, as…
13-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014:Competition: The Petrov File

VARNA: The debut feature of the director/scriptwriter Gueorgui Balabanov was written in collaboration with Jean-Claude Carrière. The Petrov File, a Bulgarian-German coproduction, screens in the main competition of the Varna …
13-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Competition: Rat Poison

VARNA: Konstantin Burov’s debut feature is a Bulgarian-Romanian coproduction that also launches the careers of most of the actors in the film. Rat Poison will screen in the main competition…
10-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Competition: One More Dream

VARNA: Nikolay Mutafchiev’s independent debut feature tells the story of four beautiful women who meet at a psychotherapy session and decide to rob a bank. One More Dream screens in…
09-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Competition: Hombre

VARNA: Zahary Paunov‘s Hombre, a contemporary story about a journalist who gets involved in an unsuccessful drug deal and becomes a victim of the mafia, is one of eight debuts…
09-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014:Competition: Rapid Response Corps 2: Nuclear Threat

VARNA: Action comedy Rapid Response Corps 2: Nuclear Threat is the only sequel in Bulgarian cinema in the last 25 years and a third part has already been announced. Stanislav…
08-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Competition: Roseville

VARNA: Martin Makariev's Roseville, promoted as the first Bulgarian psycho thriller, screens in the main competition of the annual Golden Rose Film Festival (11 to 17 October 2014) of new…
07-10-2014

FNE at Golden Rose FF 2014: Competition: Living Legends

VARNA: Bulgarian writer/director/actor Niki Iliev’s second feature Living Legends which screens in the main competition of the annual Golden Rose Film Festival (11-17 October 2014) of new Bulgarian films in…
06-10-2014