Today the biggest international cinema event in Bulgaria kicks off. For the 17th consecutive year Sofia Film Fest (Sofia International Film Festival) will gather the lovers of great filmmaking.
The 17th edition of the festival will take place from March 7 to March 17 in Sofia. There will also be an additional programme from March 18 till March 24 in Sofia, Bourgas and Plovdiv. Furthermore, viewers will be able to enjoy screenings that are part of the festival up until April 7.
More than 200 feature, documentary and shorts films are included in this year’s programme. What’s new? Well, for the first time there will be a prize awarded for the Best Bulgarian short film and the SIFF audience will have the chance to experience 3D screenings of National Geographic productions.
The official opening of the festival will take place on March 7 with the premiere of the documentary Vitosha by Lyubomir Mladenov. Guests of the festival will also have the chance to see the Oscar winning film Love by Michael Haneke at the closing of the international programme on March 17 in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture.
Check out the great titles included in the festival’s programme, pick your favourites (or pick all!) and start enjoying the amazing world of the cinema! 🙂