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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…

CineLibri 2022: Open for submissions / feature and short films

CineLibri 2022

The eight edition of CineLibri International Book to Film Festival is to be held in the autumn between 8th and 30th of October. As the venerators of this gorgeous event already know, it’s a showcase of the best book-to-screen adaptations completed during the last year or two. This autumn, short film module and feature film module are equally important parts of the festival. Now CineLibri is looking for inventive, distinctive, outstanding short and feature book-to-screen adaptations from all over the…

The film “Happening” won the CineLibri Award 2021

CineLibri 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

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

CineLibri 2020

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

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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…

The Italian drama “The Ties” in Bulgarian cinemas from February 19th

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The Italian family drama "The Ties" from the CineLibri 2020 competition programme will be released in Sofia and other Bulgarian cities on February 19. After opening last year's edition of the Venice Film Festival, the film won the CineLibri audience with impeccable casting, exciting music, masterful directing and a brilliant script, an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Domenico Starnone! The Ties (Italy 2020), original title: LACCI, 100 min., drama directed by Daniele Luchetti. The main roles…

“Mama Weed” in the Movie Theaters from February 5th

CineLibri 2020

The French crime comedy "Mama Weed", part of the selection of CineLibri 2020, enters the Bulgarian movie theaters on February 5th 2021. The film opened last year's edition of the International Book & Movie Festival and captivated the audience with its fresh humor, social messages and superb acting. MAMA WEED (France 2020), original title: LA DARONNE, 104 min., crime comedy directed by Jean-Paul Salome. The film is not recommended for persons aged under 12 years. Written by Antoine Salomé and…

“Summer of 85” in the Movie Theaters from November 6th, 2020

CineLibri 2020

The youth drama "Summer of 85" which was part of the competition program of CineLibri 2020, is to be distributed in Sofia and other Bulgarian cities from November 6, 2020. Francois Ozon takes a layered storytelling approach to challenge the audience to dig deeply into this coming-of-age melodrama with a bizarre macabre twist in its narrative. SUMMER OF 85 (France, Belgium 2020), original title: ÉTÉ 85, 90 min., drama directed by François Ozon. The film is not recommended for persons…