Category - CineLibri 2018

Benoît Jacquot: Haunted by Gifted Actresses

CineLibri 2018

Isabelle Huppert and Gaspard Ulliel in Eva Isabelle Huppert in Villa Amalia Xavier Beauvois and Diane Kruger in Farewell, My Queen Léa Seydoux in Farewell, My Queen “Eva", "Farewell, My Queen” and "Villa Amalia" are the three film titles that the living legend of European cinema Benoît Jacquot presented before the Bulgarian audience within CineLibri 2018. It was the first time when he visited Sofia. In his films everything starts because or gravitates to beautiful women. And all of them,…

„See You Up There“ Crowned with the CineLibri 2018 Award

CineLibri 2018

CineLibri 2018 Award Ceremony Nahuel Pérez Biscayart and Héloïse Balster in See You Up There An elegant ceremony took place in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture on October 16th, where the film "See You Up there" (2017), directed by Albert Dupontel, was awarded the honorable "CineLibri" statuette for a top achievement of the literary adaptation for the big screen. The viewers attended an exciting video speech delivered by the author of the novel of the same name,…

The Jury of CineLibri 2018 Enchanted by the Competition Programme

CineLibri 2018

The prestige of a festival is a function of the prestige of its jury. And vice versa. In this sense, the composition of the jury, assigned in order to distinguish the best literary adaptations in CineLibri’s competition programme this year, is indicative of the quality of the selected films. Here are the 5 jury members: Herman Koch is a world-famous writer, television producer and actor. He has achieved international recognition with the release of the existential book thriller "The Dinner"…

Ian McEwan Opened CineLibri 2018

CineLibri 2018

Ian McEwan was the high-standing guest of the fourth edition of the International Book&Movie festival CineLibri. Being one of the emblematic figures of postmodern British literature, perfect screenwriter, humanist and critical thinking adherent, McEwan was invited to open the festival with the literary adaptation of “On Chesil Beach” (2017), one of the most impatiently awaited screen versions of work of fiction ever created. The spectacular event took place on October 10 in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture…

CineLibri was awarded Sofia Municipality Prize 2018

CineLibri 2018

Due to its contribution to the intercultural cooperation, diversity and the quality of the cultural ambience in Sofia and Bulgaria, the creative team of CineLibri was awarded the Sofia Municipality Prize 2018 for Brilliant Achievements in the Field of Culture in “Cinema” category. It is an extremely prestigious national distinction of many years’ duration. The award was handed to Jacqueline Wagenstein, founder, director and chief selectioner of the festival, on September 17th at a solemn ceremony in the National Theatre…