• Directors Petar Valchanov and Kristina Grozeva: The 'call from the hereafter' incident was inspired by real life

      Directors Petar Valchanov and Kristina Grozeva: The 'call from the hereafter' incident was inspired by real life

      Our generation is the bridge between the eras of communism and democracy. What we do not know is whether the foundations of that bridge will turn out solid enough for our children to cross it, or they will have to reinforce the structure to prevent it from collapsing so that at least their children can confidently and safely walk across it one day, say directors Petar Valchanov and Kristina Grozeva in an interview to Europost.

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    • In seismic shift, Warner Bros. to stream all 2021 films

      In seismic shift, Warner Bros. to stream all 2021 films

      In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday announced that all of its 2021 film slate - including a new “Matrix” movie, “Godzilla vs. Kong” and the Lin-Manuel Miranda adaptation “In the Heights” - will stream on HBO Max at the same time the films play in theaters.

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    • Best Bulgarian films streamed online

      Best Bulgarian films streamed online

      On the occasion of its 15th anniversary, the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs presents more than 20 Bulgarian film productions which are available for online watching outside the territory of Bulgaria. The initiative will continue until 6 December. The virtual film festival BG Screen Online presents a diverse selection of contemporary feature, short, documentary and animated films.

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    • Mini Cannes film festival kicks off amid Covid curfew

      Mini Cannes film festival kicks off amid Covid curfew

      The Cannes 2020 film festival was cancelled this May due to the coronavirus lockdown, but the spirit is alive and it took the form of a mini event, which started on Tuesday evening. Over three days, the public can see four films from the official selection, as well as the short films selected for the competition along with school films from the Cinefondation.

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    • Jean-Jacques Annaud visits Sofia for CineLibri

      Jean-Jacques Annaud visits Sofia for CineLibri

      Jean-Jacques Annaud, a legend of European cinematography, will sit as the honorary chairman of the jury at this year's edition of CineLibri, the organisers of the film festival for literary adaptations announced. The renowned French director, screenwriter and producer is expected to personally reveal the Grand Prix winner as part of an award ceremony to be held on 24 October. The event will be accompanied by the press launch of Annaud's book Une Vie pour Le Cinema, which is making its Bulgarian debut, and a screening of his film The Lover, based on the Marguerite Duras's novel.

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    • LUX prize widens scope

      LUX prize widens scope

      The LUX prize will be seriously revamped in order to become a truly pan-European cinema award, the EP press service reported. From now on it will be called “LUX - the European Audience Film Award”, and will be jointly awarded by the European Parliament together with the European Film Academy. In the new format five nominees will be competing for the award each year.

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    • Venice Film Festival to be held under restrictions

      Venice Film Festival to be held under restrictions

      The Venice Film Festival, to be held from 2 to 12 September, issued virus safety guidelines on, as organisers hope the oldest such event in the world can maintain its international swing while remaining infection-free. The 10-day festival in the legendary Venice Lido is likely to be one of the festival's most atypical, given the masks and social distancing necessitated by the lingering threat of coronavirus, the AFP reported.

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