The film “Happening” won the CineLibri Award 2021

The French drama "Happening" (2021) won the grand prize for masterful literary adaptation in the full-length feature film competition of CineLibri 2021. Director Audrey Diwan's film is inspired by Annie Erno's memoir, which reveals her nightmarish experiences of having an illegal abortion in the 1960s. Earlier this year, the film was awarded the Golden Lion Prize at the Venice Film Festival. The award ceremony took place on October 21 in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia…

Selected Films from the Cannes Film Festival at CineLibri 2021

Some of the most significant film premieres in the program of the 74th Cannes Film Festival, one of the world’s most spectacular movie forums, will have their Bulgarian premiere screenings at CineLibri IFF in October 2021. After the end of the festival they will most probably be distributed in Sofia and other Bulgarian cities. After having been originally scheduled from 11 to 22 May 2021, the annual Cannes Film Festival took place from 6 to 17 July 2021. American director…

Daniele Luchetti’s “The Ties” awarded at Golden Linden IFF

Isabelle Huppert in Villa Amalia The eighth edition of the Golden Linden International Film Festival 2021 presented its awards at a stylish ceremony, which took place on June 3 at the State Opera - Stara Zagora - Bulgaria. The prestigious international jury chaired by Prof. Bozhidar Manov bestowed prizes on the selected films in the categories of best film, best male role, best female role, best director, as well as “The award of the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers”. The award…

CineLibri International Short Film Competition 2021

The seventh edition of CineLibri International Book & Movie Festival is to be held in the autumn between 14 and 31 October 2021. As the venerators of this gorgeous annual event already know, it’s a showcase of the best book-to-screen adaptations completed during the last year or two. An important part of the festival program is the Short Film Competition. This year, CineLibri is looking again for inventive, distinctive, outstanding short book-to-screen adaptations from all over the world! Why should…