Best Bulgarian films streamed online

Hosted by Neterra TV+, the selected titles can be watched for free worldwide, at any time and on any device

The Foreigner

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.

The project is directed at Bulgarians who live abroad and is implemented with the support of Bulgarian diplomatic and consular missions around the world. Host of the festival is the online platform Neterra TV+. All productions selected for the project will be available for free and can be watched at any time and on any type of device.

Among the selected titles are several of the acclaimed movies by Bulgarian film director Niki Iliev - The Foreigner, Living Legends, and All She Wrote (Knockout). The audience will also be able to watch the first feature film of AGITPROP - The Infinity Garden, directed by Galin Stoev, who has almost 30 years of experience on the theatre stage, 10 of which in France. The selection also offers one of the documentary productions of this well-established company, which is telling the stories of five of the most representative buildings of the socialist period - Palaces for the People.

Among the list of films are also Fly With Rossinant, directed by Jackie Stoev, with music composed by Goran Bregovic, as well as a story about growing up - Monkey, told through the eyes of its director, Dimitar Kotsev-Shosho.

The programme of BG Screen Online also includes a feature film by Anri Kulev - Zahes, his documentaries The Mystery of Veda Slovena, and Soulful, as well as his animated film Lilly and the Magic Pearl, based on the beloved tale by Valeri Petrov. Among the documentary productions presented in the project are Loving Carmen with Alexandrina Pendatchanska, and The Medea Element with Snezhina Petrova. The following documentaries by Tatyana Pandurska can entice the Bulgarian audience abroad: I Believe in the Genius of the Bulgarian People - Prof. Ivan Shishmanov, The Invincible General - Vladimir Vazov, and Konstantin Velichkov - the European. Two documentary productions of the Bulgarian National Television will be available too: The Wisdom of Alexandria and The Violin Is My Voice.

The short films selection in the festival is produced by Compote Collective and unites six contemporary Bulgarian poems, recreated in six original short films in a project titled Mark and Verse.

Neterra TV+ is a new Bulgarian online platform where all movie lovers can rent to watch or buy the latest Bulgarian movies, foreign films, live events and other original content. The platform is part of Neterra.TV, which has been providing Bulgarians abroad with high quality access to the most popular Bulgarian TV channels, movies, TV shows and music videos available worldwide for 15 years now. The catalogue at is available without a subscription and is being constantly updated.

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