Join The 3rd Edition Of The Bulgarian Film Festival 2019 In France

Launched in Paris in June 2017 by 5 young Bulgarians, the Bulgarian Film Festival honors Bulgarian cinema by screening a selection of films in Paris and Marseille. Rendezvous on May 31st, June 1st and June 2nd 2019!

What a wonderful initiative to promote Bulgarian cinema in France. At Madame Bulgaria’s, we are 100% in love with this kind of initiative, which promote the Bulgarian country elsewhere, beyond its borders. Because the country deserves, Five young Bulgarians from a wide variety of backgrounds decided, 2 years ago, to act and found the Bulgarian Film Festival in France.

First Boryana, fished in a group of the Bulgarian community in Paris … then Dessi, who met Ivo at random … Motivated by his endless stories, Tsveti and Eleonora, two friends of Boryana wished to be grafted to the project … Finally Julia, a friend to Dess has joined the team and is for the moment the relay of the initiative in Bulgaria, in contact with Bulgarian film news … People from completely different backgrounds, gathered around a single thing : their love for Bulgaria ! We will return to their story and idea of the Bulgarian Film Festival as part of a future article.

Bulgarian Film Festival Paris and Marseille
Krasimir Kalushev’s short movie, “Father”

In early 2017, they set themselves the challenge of creating an annual meeting with the desire to promote the works of young Bulgarian talents abroad. Their ultimate goal is to give a second life to Bulgarian cinemas, abandoned or to allow the restoration, the preservation and the re-diffusion of a cinematographic inheritance, today unused.

With this Festival, the Bulgarian team intends to make the French discover the Bulgarian cinema. In Paris for the 2 first editions, the festival will also be present the first time this year in Marseille, in South of France. Throught tree dates which do not be missed : in Paris on May 31st, June 1st and June 2nd 2019. In Marseille on May 31st and June 1st .

Bulgarian Film Festival Paris and Marseille

The Bulgarian Film Festival in Paris and Marseille will showcase a panorama of Bulgarian films, for all tastes and all audiences. Around the screenings are also organized cultural spaces of exchanges and meetings, which allow to better understand the look of the Bulgarian society and the young directors.

The festival takes place this year under the motto : “Action or truth?”. The spectactors will thus be able to discover : • 2 Feature films • 10 short films • 1 children’s programming offering 4 films • 1 documentary.

Bulgarian Film Festival Paris and Marseille
The Curie Case (2018)

The guests of the festival this year are Galin Stoev and Bojina Panayotova.

Do not miss this cultural Bulgarian rendezvous in Paris and Marseille. Book your May 31st, June 1st and June 2nd 2019 and Enjoy !

Find the entire program here / Facebook page

Marie Pietrzak

Founder & Editorial Director

Marie is the founder of Madame Bulgaria. She fell in love with Bulgaria when she came for the first time for a weekend in 2012.

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