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Isabel Coixet’s drama “Un Amor” won the 2023 Cinelibri Grand Prize

Cinelibri 2023

“Anselm” directed by Wim Wenders was awarded the Documentary Competition Prize Cinelibri Best Book-to-Film Adaptation Award 2023 in the Feature Film Competition was bestowed on Isabel Coixet’s extraordinary romance drama “Un Amor” (“One Love”). The film is based on the best-selling novel by Sara Mesa, selected by influential Spanish newspaper “El PaÍs” as Spain’s 2020 Book of the Year and translated into 13 languages internationally. The International Jury of Cinelibri competition for a full-length feature film based on work of…

National Premiere of “The Palace” in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture – Sofia

Cinelibri 2023

90 years since the birth of Roman Polanski On October 20, the premiere of the staggering black comedy "The Palace" will take place in the Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture, with which we will celebrate the 90th anniversary of the birth of Roman Polanski. The screening on October 20 will be the only one within Cinelibri 2023 and the only one in Bulgaria for the time being, after the world premiere of the film in Venice. Immediately…

Yorgos Lanthimos’s “Poor Things” opens Cinelibri 2023

Cinelibri 2023

“Poor Things” directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, one of the most curious films of the year, a daring combination of science fiction, surreal romance and a Victorian tale of self-discovery and growing up, will mark the opening of the Cinelibri International Book-to-Film Festival. Emma Stone is entrusted with the leading role of Bella Baxter. The mind-blowingly talented actress is partner with Willem Dafoe, Mark Ruffalo, Ramy Youssef and Margaret Qualley. The opening ceremony of Cinelibri will take place on October 6…

Cinelibri 2023 will be held between October 6 and 29 under the motto “Metamorphoses”

Cinelibri 2023

The ninth International Book-to-Film Festival Cinelibri (Cinelibri IFF) will tempt viewers in the capital and six other locations in Bulgaria between October 6 and 29! We present to you the vision of this year's edition, authored by Radoslava Boor and Slava Studio. The variegated palette of colors promises an impressive stylistic diversity, multi-genre and a multi-faceted program that brings together the best of world cinema for the past year! With the motto "Metamorphoses", the festival marks 140 years since the…

Paolo Genovese in Bulgaria

CineLibri 2023

One of the brightest stars of contemporary Italian cinema, Paolo Genovese, arrives in Sofia for the official premiere of the novel "The First Day of My Life" and the film adaptation of the same name, directed by himself. "The First Day of My Life" is a story about the strength to start over when everything around seems to collapse. There are four of them: Napoleon the motivator, Emily the gymnast, Arita the policewoman and twelve-year-old Daniel. And they are determined…

“The Innocent” won the 2022 CineLibri Grand Prize

CineLibri 2022

The bright French comedy “The Innocent” (2022) won the Grand Prize for Masterful Literary Adaptation in the CineLibri 2022 Feature Film Competition! Directed by Louis Garrel, who also plays one of the main roles, the film is inspired by true events and written by Tanguy Viel, Naïla Guiguet and Louis Garrel. “The Innocent” was favored in competition with nine delightfully crafted book-to-film adaptations, among which “Nostalgia” directed by Mario Martone, “Peter von Kant” directed by François Ozon, “The Quiet Girl”…

CineLibri 2022 will be held between October 8th and 30th under the motto “Time Regained”

CineLibri 2022

We present to you the concept and key vision of this year's edition of the International Book to Movie Festival CineLibri. The original interpretation of the idea of time and the timeless messages of cinema and literature is authored by Radoslava Boor and Studio Slava. The motto "Time Regained" marks 100 years since the death of Marcel Proust, one of the icons of literary modernism, author of the monumental novel "In Search of Lost Time". "Time Regained" is the title…

Nanni Moretti’s “Three Floors” won the Golden Linden Award

CineLibri 2022

The ninth edition of the Golden Linden International Film Festival is already in history. The closing ceremony in the hall of the State Opera - Stara Zagora gathered a record number of spectators compared to previous editions of the film forum. The Golden Linden Award for Best Picture this year was bestowed upon Italian director Nanni Moretti for his film "Three Floors". It was chosen by the jury "because of the delicate study of the best and the worst that is…

Third edition of Huawei Smartphone Film Festival for short films shot with Huawei P50 Pro

CineLibri 2022

After two successful editions of the Huawei Smartphone Film Festival, the organizers of the CineLibri International Book-to-Film Festival, together with HUAWEI and with the media support of ArtAkcia, announced the start of application session for this year's third edition! Now everyone has the chance to shoot their own short film thanks to the excellent flagship with great photography capabilities - Huawei P50 Pro. The award winners will be able to watch their works within a special free ceremony with premiere…

CineLibri is the official distributor of François Ozon’s “Peter von Kant” in Bulgaria

CineLibri 2022

One of the pleasant surprises of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival, usually called the Berlinale, was undoubtedly the film "Peter von Kant" by the acclaimed French director François Ozon, starring Isabelle Adjani, Denis Ménochet and Hanna Schygulla. The film opened the festival and was part of the international competition. Bulgarian fans of the director can be calm - CineLibri bought the rights to distribute the film in Bulgaria. We are delighted to announce that "Peter von Kant" will be…