• Sofia MENAR: short movies programme 1

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    Bulgaria/UK/Germany/Republic of North Macedonia/Serbia/Belgium/Hungary, 2020
    after Zachary Karabashliev's novel of the same title · Director: Viktor Chouchkov · Writers: Hilary Norrish, Dolya Gavanski, Zachary Karabashliev · Cast: Ruscen Vidinliev, Dolya Gavanski, Samuel Finzi, Ron Cook, Joke Emmers, ...

    When his wife leaves him, struggling Bulgarian photographer Zack sets out on a wild trip from London to Berlin. It is a journey that reveals the truth about his lost love - and ultimately to uncomfortable discoveries about himself.

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    Culture Cinema  
    G-8 Cinema  
  • 5 is the perfect number 5 è il numero perfetto

    Italy/Belgium/France, 2019, 100'
    Director: Igor Tuveri · Cast: Toni Servillo, Valeria Golino, Carlo Buccirosso, Iaia Forte, Edoardo Sorgente

    Pepino de Cicero is a former assassin who today only catches fish with his son. When he is killed, Pepino decides to pull out his old pistols and take revenge.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • 7 - Omnibus of 7 shorts

    Bulgaria, 2019, 70 + 90'
    Producers: Poli Angelova, Elena Mosholova and Nikolay Todorov

    Eight directors examine what is happening in the souls of seven characters in the beautiful and ancient city of Plovdiv.

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  • A dose of happiness

    Bulgaria/UK, 2019, 100’
    Director and writer: Yana Titova · Cast: Valentina Karoleva, Dimitar Nikolov, Aleksandyr Aleksiev, Irmena Chichikova, Asen Blatechki

    When it comes to a film that is straightforward about heroin addiction, most of us think of Trainspotting. However, if you came across the German Christian F. - We, the children of the Berlin Railway Station from1981, you are already aware of what constitutes a strong social drama in the context of a communist state - so important that it has been shown to this day in schools in Germany.

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  • A Man Called Ove En man som heter Ove

    Sweden, 2015, 116'
    based on the novel by Fredrik Backman · Director: Hannes Holm · Writers: Fredrik Backman, Hannes Holm · C: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Zozan Akgün

  • A Musical Journey on the Silk Route

    France, 2017, 55'
    Directors and screenwriters: Silven Liar, Mathieu Sovetre

    Silven and Mathieu are two musicians who decide to go from India to France with motorbikes.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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    G-8 Cinema  
  • A Picture with Yuky

    Bulgaria, 2019, 110'
    based on a story from the collection East of the West by Miroslav Penkov · Director: Lachezar Avramov · Screenplay: Lachezar Avramov, Dimitar Stoyanovich · Cast: Kiki Sugino, Rushen Vidinliev, Serafim Todorov, Vesela Babinova, ...

    A Bulgarian man and his Japanese wife, who have met and got married while living as immigrants in Canada, are planning to have a baby and travel to Bulgaria in order to begin an in vitro fertilisation procedure. There, they get involved in a tragic incident which claims the life of a child. Nothing can be the same anymore.

    Euro Cinema  
  • A Poem

    Bulgaria, 1985, 74’
    Director: Stefan Dimitrov · Cast: Iren Krivoshiva, Stefan Danailov, Tsvetana Maneva, Vasil Popiliev, Ivan Andonov, Ivan Grigorov

    The young doctor named Asya arrives in a small village in Strandzha. On the way to the village she travels in the company of a man who behaves quite challenging. This is Anton, who returns to his native land after serving his sentence in prison.

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  • A Rainy Day in New York A Rainy Day in New York

    USA, 2019, 92'
    Director: Woody Allen · Cast: Timothy Shalame, El Faning, Selena Gomez, Live Shreiber, Jude Law

    Woody Allen's 49th movie will go into the archives with the story of New York and may never be shown in this city.

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  • Ága

    Bulgaria/Germany/France, 2018, 96'
    Director: Milko Lazarov · C: Mikhail Aprosimov, Feodosia Ivanova, Galina Tikhonova, Sergei Egorov, Afanasy Klaev

    Nanook and his wife Sedna are living in endless ice and snow. As reindeer hunters they are part of an old tradition but how much longer? When Sedna falls seriously ill, Nanook has to reconcile with their daughter Aga who had turned away from traditional life. Suddenly Nanook has to cope with a world he don´t unterstand and which offers no place for someone like him.

    Euro Cinema  
  • Algeria From Above

    France, 2015, 88'
    Director: Jan Artus-Bertrand · Screenplay: Michel Pittio

    Fly over the largest African country, see the high azure waters of the Mediterranean and the endless sand dunes of the Sahara, stroll through the colorful market stalls in Oran Medina and the narrow streets in the iconic caste of the Algerian capital, hover over ten ancient Constantine and the lively beaches of modern Annaba.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • All That Jazz All That Jazz

    USA, 1979, 123'
    Director: Bob Fosse · Screenplay: Robert Alan Aurthur, Bob Fosse · Cast: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer

    Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
    · All That Musical
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  • Amateurs

    Sweden, 2018, 102'
    Director: Gabriela Pichler · Screenplay: Gabriela Pichler, Jonas Hemiri · Cast: Zahra Aldujili, Jara Aliadoter, Fredrik Dahl, Shada Ismail

    A sleepy Swedish province hopes to lure a discount store chain by hiring a pompous commercial director to document their town's worthiness, but two bright, brash high school girls from immigrant families use their cellphones and selfie sticks to tell the real story.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • An Officer and a Spy J’accuse

    France/Italy, 2019, 126'
    based on Robert Harris' novel · Director: Roman Polanski · Screenplay: Robert Harris, Roman Polanski · Cast: Louis Garrel, Emmanuel Seine, Jean Dujardin, Matthew Amalrick, Damien Bonar, Melville Pupo, Vladimir Yordanov

    "J'Accuse ...!", Wrote Emil Zola in an open letter to the French president in 1898, and this was only the beginning of a storm of accusations against the government that almost led to a civil war.

    Euro Cinema  
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  • And the Ship Sails On E la nave va...

    France / Italy, 1983, 132'
    Directed by Federico Fellini · Cinematography by Giuseppe Rotunno · Cast: Freddie Jones, Peter Cellier, Norma West, Federico Fellini (himself)

  • Animals United Animals United 3D

    Germany, 2010, 93'

  • Arctic Justice

    India/UK/China, 2019, 92'
    Director: Aaron Woodley · Screenplay: Bob Barlen, Cal Brunker

    It is with the first snow that a new animation comes to us, in which the snow is up to our knees - something that, with dramatic climate change, may soon stop happening.

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  • Aruakh


    Director: Huat Akhmetov · Screenplay: Huat Akhmetov · Cast: Asanali Ashimov, Nurmukhamed Askar, Zhasulan Kopbegenov, Gulnara Dusmatova

    Old Agathai is accustomed to loneliness and believes that "the body is a prison for the soul and death is its deliverer."
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
    G-8 Cinema  
  • Away from the shore

    Bulgaria/Ukraine, 2018, 135'
    Director: Kostadin Bonev · Writers: Kostadin Bonev, Evgeni Kuzmanov, Nikola Petkov · Music: Nikolay Ivanov · Cast: Penko Gospodinov, Stefan Valdobrev, Joreta Nikolova, Yoanna Boukovska-Davidova, Mariy ...

    During an offshore storm, a ship loses its captain and, jokingly, gets behind the wheel by the Tapata, an unnoticed sailor who soon becomes a dictator and subdues the crew with fear and repression.

    Euro Cinema  
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  • Bad Boys for Life Bad Boys for Life

    USA, 2020, 123'
    Directors: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah · Screenplay: Chris Bremner, Peter Craig · Cast: Will Smith, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig

    Just when you might have thought that police action comedies are no longer made like old times, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence begin to force a porsche in front of your eyes and shove jokes like we' re in ninety-five again.

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  • Bad Girl

    Bulgaria, 2019, 100'
    Director: Marian Valev · C: Lyubomira Basheva, Elena Telbis, Stanislava Armutlieva, Daria Simeonova, Dilyana Popova, Velislav Pavlov, Georgi Kadurin, Hristo Podev, Eli Koleva, Deyan Donkov

    The life of the rhythmic gymnastics ex-champion and present stripper Zhaneta is changing, when she becomes a victim of violence. Trying to find her place in this world, the girl stands in front of her most powerful enemy: herself.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • Based On True Story D’après une histoire vraie

    France/Belgium/Poland, 2017, 110'
    Director: Roman Polanski · Writers: Olivier Assayas, Roman Polanski · C: Eva Green, Emmanuelle Seigner, Dominique Pinon

    A writer goes through a tough period after the release of her latest book, as she gets involved with an obsessive admirer.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • Becoming Astrid Unga Astrid

    Sweden/Denmark, 2018, 123'
    Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen · С: Alba August, Maria Bonnevie, Trine Dyrholm

    Biopic of Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, the author of numerous children's books and creator of Pippi Longstocking.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • Beyond Dreams

    Sweden, 2017, 92'
    Director: Rhoda Sekersios · Screenplay: Johanna Emanuelson · Cast: Evin Ahmad, Adel Ahmod, Stina Almkist, Gisem Erdogan

    Mirja must find her place after serving jail time. When she gets a job as a hotel cleaner she starts living a double life. She's torn between her sick mother and her old group of friends, who have always been her real family.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
    G-8 Cinema  
  • Bombshell

    USA/Canada, 2019, 109'
    Director: Jay Roach · Screenplay: Charles Randolph · Cast: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie

    The first trailer for the Fox News scandal movie did not do much but show the three main actresses in one lift.

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  • Burning Beoning

    South Korea, 2018, 148'
    based on the story The Burning Barn from the collection The Disappearance of the Elephant by Haruki Murakami · Director: E Chang-dong · Cast: Yu A-in, Stephen Yon, John Chong-s

    According to Haruki Murakami, here is a love affair between young people, an important cat, and a mysterious man with a strange hobby who will ignite extreme action.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • C Section

    Lebanon, 2019, 97'
    Director: David Oryan · Screenplay: Isaac Fahad, Doris Saba · Cast: Rami Atala, Rolla Bexmati, Pamela El Kik, Chad Hadad, Takla Shamun

    Centered on two couples each from a totally different background, unwillingly meet in the same Hospital's Maternity suite after delivery.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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    Euro Cinema  
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  • Cabaret Cabaret

    USA, 1972, 124'
    Director: Bob Fosse · Cast: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem

    A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.
    · All That Musical
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  • Cats

    USA/UK, 2019
    Director: Tom Hooper · Screenplay: Tom Hooper, Lee Hall · Cast: Idris Elba, Francesca Hayward, Taylor Swift, Judy Dench, Ian McKellen, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden,

    Under the direction of Tom Hooper, who won an Oscar for The King's Speech and Les Miserables, we have been watching probably the most puzzling version of this musical in cinemas from December 27.
    · All That Musical
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  • Cinderella and Secret Prince Cinderella and Secret Prince

    USA, 2018, 87'
    Director: Lynne Southerland · Writer: Francis Glebas

    During the Royal Ball, Cinderella and her mice fellows discover a secret that could shake their world: the real prince has turned into a mouse by the evil witch, and the "Prince" from the Royal Ball is in fact a fraud. Now, Cinderella and her friends are going to begin a whole new adventure to save the real Prince, and help him defeat the evil force.

    Vlaikova  
  • Clara

    Ukraine, 2019, 86'
    Director: Alexander Klimenko · Screenplay: Sergey Grabar, Alexander Klimenko · Dubbed in Bulgarian with the voices of: Lina Shishkova, Kamen Vodenicharov, Emil Emilov, Kiril Boyadzhiev, Anton Hekimyan, Tsvetoslav Simeonova, Svetolomir ...

    The stories of a magical dragon chased by evil powers and a girl who has lost her memory are tied to the ribbon in this adventurous Ukrainian animation, which for a moment cannot stand still.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • Coziness

    Bulgaria, 2019, 142'
    Director: Kamen Donev · C: Boyka Velkova, Niki Sotirov, Stefka Yanorova, Zahari Baharov, Valentin Tanev, Albena Koleva, Kamen Donev, Patricia Pydeva

  • Cypress Under Water Sarv Zire Ab

    Iran, 2018, 105'
    Director: Mohammad Ali Bashe Ahangar · Screenplay: Hamed Bashe Ahangar, Mohammad Ali Bashe Ahangar · Cast: Babak Hamidian, Mina Sadati, Homayun Ershadi, Reza Behbudi

    Is Jahanbakhsh Keramat’s secret going to be revealed? It will disturb the peace of Chista, Mahrou, Goudarz, Bahram, Jahangir and Major Poshias. In order to prove his innocence and restore the calm, Jahanbakhsh sets off on a long journey- a journey that changes all of their lives.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
    Euro Cinema  
  • Debt

    Turkey, 2018, 95'
    Director: Vuslat Sarachoglu · Screenplay: Vuslat Sarachoglu · Cast: Serdar Orchin, Ipek Turktan, Ozan Celik, Ruchhan Chalushkur

    A print shop worker, Tufan, takes in a neighbor with emphysema and helps his daughter take care of a wounded bird, but tensions develop at his economically struggling business and strains develop because of his house guest with his marriage.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
    G-8 Cinema  
  • Deep Deep

    Spain/Belgium/USA, 2017, 92'
    Director: Julio Soto Gurpide

  • Documentary: Films from the 70s

  • Documentary: Films from the 70s

  • Dolittle Dolittle

    USA, 2020, 106'
    Director: Stephen Gaghan · Screenplay: Stephen Gaghan, Dan Gregor · Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen

    Eddie Murphy is probably the most popular Dr. Doolittle, who speaks with animals in two films (in 1998 and 2001), but Hugh Lofting's children's book series actually has a bunch of film adaptations.

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  • Domino

    Iran, 2019, 86'
    Director: Tulip Barzegar · Screenplay: Tulip Barzegar · Cast: Sonya Sanjari, Arash Afif, Cavan Mohammadi

    Yalda tries to reconcile with her husband because she is afraid of the opinions of others. When they both decide that they can no longer live together and have to be separated, Yalda is forced to return to her parents.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • Double Lives Double Vies

    France, 2018, 108'
    Director and screenplay: Olivier Assayas · Cast: Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche, Vincent Macaigne

    Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor and an author find themselves in over their heads, as they cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry and their wives.

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    Vlaikova  
  • Eternity Eternité

    France, 2016, 115'
    based on the novel by Alice Ferney · Director: Tran Anh Hung · Writers: Alice Ferney, Tran Anh Hung · C: Audrey Tautou, Bérénice Bejo, Mélanie Laurent, Jérémie Renier, Irène Jacob

  • Every Day Is a Holiday Every Day Is a Holiday

    Lebanon, 2009, 80'
    Director and screenwriter: Dima El-Hor · Cast: Hiam Abbas, Manal Kader, Raya Haidar

    Three women take a bus on Lebanon Independence Day. They all go to their husbands who are in a remote prison.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
    G-8 Cinema  
  • Ford v Ferrari Ford v Ferrari

    USA/France, 2019, 152'
    Director: James Mangold · Screenplay: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth · Cast: Mat Damon, Roberta Sparta, Caitriona Balfe, Christian Bale

    Around 1960, in car racing, champagne most often poured over the polished Ferrari - the Italians are taking cup after cup. Ford decided to assemble an American engine to beat them in the 24-hour Le Mans Tour, and this is the start of the bitter story.

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  • Frozen 2

    USA, 2019, 103'
    Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee · Screenplay: Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Chris Buck

    The highest grossing animation of all time came out of Disney's oven 6 years ago, showing today's little girls a different snow queen who grew up like a rebellious sapling from Andersen's old tale.

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  • Genius Genius

    UK/USA, 2016, 104'
    based on the novel Max Perkins: Editor of Genius by A. Scott Berg · Director: Michael Grandage · Screenplay: John Logan · C: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Guy Pearce, Dominic West

  • Global Convoy

    UK, 2017, 61'
    Directors and screenwriters: Rebecca Marsh, Maximilian White, Joel Chevalier, Richard Mathews

    A group of adventurers are eager to tour the world and decide to do it with old-fashioned cars that buy for £150 each.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
    G-8 Cinema  
  • Glorious Times La Belle époque

    France, 2019, 115'
    Director: Nicolas Bedo · Cast: Daniel Othoi, Guillaume Cane, Doria Tillier, Fanny Ardan

    Victor is a cartoonist who turned sixty. The magazine he has always published stops short on paper and he loses his engagement.

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  • Grease Grease

    USA, 1978, 110'
    Director: Randal Kleiser · Cast: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

    Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
    · All That Musical
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  • How to rob a bank


    by Sami Fayyad · Translation: Iliana Drumeva · Stage design: Nikolai Lambrev-Mihailovski · Stage design: Chaika Petrusheva · Music: Dobrin Vekilov-Donny · С: Hristo Mutafchiev, Eva Tepavicharova, Veselin Tsanev, ...

  • I, Leonardo Io, Leonardo

    Italy, 2019, 90'
    Directed by: Jesus Garces Lambert  · Writers: Oliviero Del Papa, Cosetta Lagani, Miriam Mosetti, Sara Mosett, Marcello Olivieri · Cast: Luca Argentero, Angela Fontana, Francesco Pannofino

  • Inner City

    Azerbaijan, 2016, 115'
    Director: Ilgar Safat · Screenplay: Ilgar Safat, Tahmina Rafael · Cast: Takhmina Rafael, Firdovsi Atakisiev, Anar Khalilov, Elmira Shabanova

    Arzu, a young girl growing up in contemporary Azerbaijan, falls in love with Rafael, her piano teacher's son, a veteran of the Karabakh War.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • Irina

    Bulgaria, 2018, 96'
    Director: Nadezhda Koseva · Writers: Svetoslav Ovcharov, Boyan Vuletich, Nadezhda Koseva · Music: Petar Dundakov · Cast: Martina Apostolova, Irini Zambonas, Hristo Ushev, Kasiel Noah Asher, Alexander Kossev, Krasimir Dokov

    The full-length debut for actress Martina Apostolova and director Nadezhda Koseva brought them a bunch of festival awards. Now, with a high bar of expectations, this social story about our world, in which while there is someone to pay, there will be someone to fulfill his wishes, is set to premiere in cinemas as well.

    Euro Cinema  
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  • Jesus Christ Superstar Jesus Christ Superstar

    USA, 1973, 106'
    Director: Norman Jewison · based on the rock opera by Andrew Loyd Weber· Cast: Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman

    Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life told in an anachronistic manner.
    · All That Musical
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  • Judy

    UK, 2019, 117'
    Director: Rupert Gould · Cast: Renee Zellweger, Jesse Buckley, Finn Whitock, Rufus Sue

    As a young girl, Judy Garland has been brought up to give what the crowd wants: as soon as the floodlights dazzle her and the music goes off, she shakes her head and starts singing, dancing and playing her magnetic charm.

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  • Jumanji: The Next Level

    USA, 2019, 123'
    Director: Jake Kasdan · Screenplay: Jake Kasdan, Jeff Pinkner · Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart

  • Ki & Ka

    India, 2016, 126'
    Director: R. Balki · Screenplay: R. Balki, Rishi Virmani · Cast: Karina Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Amitab Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan

    Kabir is an excellent student in business administration and any company would be proud to be in the team, but the pretty guy is a sworn homemaker and dreams of running the house all day. Kia is an ambitious young lady who does not imagine spending her days at home, but sees herself as a successful businesswoman.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • Knives Out Knives Out

    United States, 2019, 130'
    Director: Ryan Johnson · Cast: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Tony Colette

    If you like classic rug with massive scenery, well-dressed costumes and top cast, this one will cut your head straight.

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  • La La Land La La Land

    USA, 2016, 127'
    Directed by: Damien Shazel · C: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, J. K. Simmons

    While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.
    · All That Musical
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  • Letters from Antarctica

    Bulgaria, 2019, 110'
    Director: Stanislav Donchev · Cast: Irmena Chichikova, Simeon Angelov, Maya Baburska, Diana Dimitrova, Ivan Stamenov, Hristo Pimpirev

    If you know the work of Stanislav Donkov (director of  Rapid Reaction Corps and the series Forbidden Love and Where is Maggie?), you may initially be worried whether the film will go into melodrama or deliberate humor. After the first few minutes, this fear is dispelled - Letters from Antarctica is actually a good idea, developed well in a script that is quite sincere.

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  • Live chimneys

    Bulgaria, 2018, 121'
    Directed and screenwriter: Radoslav Spasov · Music: Veselin Mitev · Cast: Ivailo Hristov, Maria Kotzeva-Mumma, Nikola Dodov, Valentin Ganev, Ivan Savov, Bistra Kedchezhieva-Kuncheva, Dimitar Kotsev-Shosho, Borislav Chuchkov, Hristo ...

  • Michelangelo: Infinito Michelangelo: Infinito

    Italy, 2018, 97'
    Director: Emanuele Imbucci · Writer: Cosetta Lagani, Emanuele Imbbucci · Cast: Enrico Lo Verso, Ivano Marecsotti

    Michelangelo – Endless is the first art movie ever made about the absolute genius of the Renaissance and the history of universal art: Michelangelo Buonarroti.

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  • Monaki - A Story in Photos Манаки – приказна во слики

    North Macedonia, 2018, 70'
    Director: Robert Yankuloski

  • Mr. Jones

    Poland/Ukraine/UK, 2019, 120'
    Director: Agnieszka Holland · C: James Norton, Vanessa Kirby, Peter Sarsgaard, Celyn Jones

    1933. Gareth Jones is an ambitious young Welsh journalist who gained fame after his report on being the first foreign journalist to fly with Hitler. Whilst working as an advisor to Lloyd George, he is now looking for his next big story.

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  • On Chesil Beach On Chesil Beach

    UK, 2017, 110'
    Director: Dominic Cooke · C: Billy Howle, Saoirse Ronan, Andy Burse

    Based on Ian McEwan's novel. In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood

    UK/USA/China, 2019, 161'
    Director and writer: Quentin Tarantino · C: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Austin Butler, Dakota Fanning, Luke Perry, Damian Lewis, Al Pacino, Kurt Russell, Damon Herriman

    A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

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  • One Thоrough Love: A Gathering of Lovers One Thоrough Love: A Gathering of Lovers

    USA, 2011, 50'
    Director and screenwriter: Stephen Olson · Cast: Gemalnur Sargut, Omar Farouk Tekbilek, Andrew Harvey, Dr. Elahi Homshei, Coleman Barks

    An exceptional project presenting the poetry of the Persian mystic Jelladin Rumi, which brings together his followers around the world. A "love meeting" of scholars, musicians, dervishes and other Sufi practitioners who express their admiration for Rumi and his spiritual mentor Shams of Tabriz.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • Open Bethlehem

    Palestine/UAE/UK, 2016, 90'
    Director and screenwriter: Leila Sansour

    Director Leila Sansour returns to her home town of Bethlehem to make a movie about the city she left years ago.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
    G-8 Cinema  
  • Pain and Glory Dolor y gloria

    Spain, 2019, 113'
    Director: Pedro Almodovar · Cast: Antonio Banderas, Asier Echeandia, Penelope Cruz, Cecilia Roth

    "I had the feeling that this film was running so smoothly and so seductively that it could go on for another 5 hours," Guardian wrote for the 21st stone in Almodovar's crown.

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  • Palestine

    Morocco/Spain, 2017, 78'
    Director: Julio Soto Hurpide, Mohammed El Badaui · Screenplay: Suha Araf, Julio Soto Hurpide · Cast: Amal Ayush, Abdelkader Durkan, Mohammed El Badaui

    Somewhere in the West Bank, Chaim, an Israeli soldier is injured during an accident, losing his memory as a result. When the young man is found wandering lost by a Palestinian villager, he is mistaken for Nasim, a young Palestinian man who has long been disappeared in an Israeli prison.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • Pastarioni

    Iran, 2019, 91'
    Director: Soheil Momafah · Screenplay: Hamze Salehi · Cast: Teams Amir Solemimani, Gohar Heirandish, Mehdi Beigi, Bahare Rahnama

    The best restaurant in Tehran is yet to be announced. The two main contenders are a luxury Italian restaurant and a small family restaurant that offers traditional Iranian specialties.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • Peace After Marriage

    US/Israel/Jordan, 2013, 86'
    Directors: Bandar Albuliwi, Ghazi Albuliwi · Writer: Ghazi Albuliwi · Stars: Hiam Abbass, Ghazi Albuliwi, Omer Barnea

    A sexually frustrated Palestinian-American agrees to marry an Israeli woman for a Green Card, triggering a war at home with his parents, who will stop at nothing to divorce him from his new wife.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • Reunion

    Bulgaria, 2019, 110'
    Director: Niki Iliev · Cast: Niki Iliev, Bashar Rahal, Stefan Danailov, Alexander Kadiev, Orlin Pavlov, Boyko Krustanov, Dilyana Popova, Evelyn Kostova, Iskra Donova, Rayna Karayaneva

    Niki Iliev's new film (grown on the idea of ​​Bashar Rahal) brings together four friends in Plovdiv who have not seen each other for 25 years.

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  • Richard Jewell

    USA, 2019, 131'
    Director: Clint Eastwood · Screenplay: Billy Ray · Cast: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Brandon Stanley

    Clint Eastwood is on a wave of true stories about ordinary people who exhibit extraordinary heroism but who suffer from this from American sniper.

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  • Romance & Cigarettes Romance & Cigarettes

    USA, 2005, 105'
    Director: John Turturro · Screenplay: John Turturro · Cast: James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet

    A down-and-dirty musical set in the world of working-class New York, tells a story of a husband's journey into infidelity and redemption when he must choose between his seductive mistress and his beleaguered wife.
    · All That Musical
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  • Rounds

    Bulgaria/Serbia, 2019, 106'
    Director: Stephan Komandarev · Cast: Irini Jambonas, Stefan Denolyubov, Assen Blatechki, Ivan Barnev, Stoyan Doychev, Vassil Vassilev – Zouek, Pavel Poppandov, Gerasim Georgiev – Gero, Anatasia Ingilizova

    While filming Directions two years ago, Stefan Komandarev and his team noticed that the streets of Sofia at night were filled with another type of car - patrols. This is how the idea of ​​who will be the characters of the second movie are - the cops.

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  • Sawah

    Egypt, 2019, 86'
    Director: Adolf El Asal · Screenplay: Adolf El Asal, Denis Funn, Sirwan Marogi · Cast: Karim Kasem, Eric Cabongo, Jean-Luc Kushar, Sarah Abdelrahman

    On his way to a DJ Championship in Brussels, a young Egyptian is mistaken for an illegal immigrant and detained in a country he's never heard of before.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • Saz: The Key of Trust

    Germany/Turkey, 2018, 90'
    Director and screenwriter: Stefan Tallno

    Europe can't exist closed in itself any more. In a personal quest for meaning, longing for emotions, talented musician and singer Petra Nachtmanova travels on the roads from Berlin all the way to Iran asking always one question: "Can you teach me a song I should bring back to the west?". On her back, a mysterious legendary instrument opening doors and hearts along the way: the Saz.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • Sea Nomads

    Peru/Argentina/Mexico/Chile/USA, 2012, 61'
    Director: Julian Azulay · Screenplay: Julian Azulay, Joaquin Azulay

    Two brothers decide to fulfill their childhood dream of surfing all over South America.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • See You Up There Au revoir là-haut

    France/Canada, 2017, 117'
    Director: Albert Dupontel · С: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Albert Dupontel, Laurent Lafitte

    November 1919. Two soldiers - a disfigured but brilliant artist and an ex-accountant - start a memorial con. But in the France of the Roaring Twenties, their adventures soon turn dangerous.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • Shaun the Sheep Movie Shaun the Sheep Movie

    Great Britain/France, 2015, 85’
    Directors: Mark Burton, Richard Starzack · Stars: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes

    When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • Sheep and wolves 2

    Russia, 2019, 85'
    Director: Vladimir Nikolaev · Screenplay: Robert Lence, Vladimir Nikolaev

    The united town of sheep and wolves lives a peaceful and quiet life until two unexpected guests turn up - a polar fox and a tiny ewe.

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  • Spies in Disguise

    USA, 2019, 101'
    Directors: Nick Bruno, Troy Quane

    Lance is smart, cool and charming - a winning combination for the best secret agent in the world.

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  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    USA, 2019, 141'
    Director: J.J. Abrams · Screenplay: Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams · Cast: Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, Billie Lourd, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac

    As we watched Ray (Daisy Ridley) awakening the Force while the First Order and Resistance fought fiercely, in the The Rise of Skywalker, we await the final battle for freedom, which, according to the chronological rules of the saga, is yet to come. The finale was assembled masterfully by director J. J. Abrams and our well-known cast.

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  • The Addams Family 3D

    UK/Canada/USA, 2019, 86'
    Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon

    When, in the late 1930s, cartoonist Charles Adams started a dark-haired family that took his own family name as a one-page comic, he had little idea how far this dark story would go.

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  • The Ark of Lights and Shadows

    Czech Republic, 2018, 90'
    Director and screenwriter: Jan Swatosh

    Even before Joy Adamson wrote The Lion Elsa and before the first national park was established in Africa, Martin and Osa Johnson made films on the black continent.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • The Bag of Flour Le Sac de Farine

    Belgium/Morocco, 2012, 89’
    Director: Kadija Leclere · Cast: Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Smain Fairouze, Mehdi Dehbi, Rania Mellouli, Souad Saber, Abderraouf, Hassan Foulane, Fairouze Amiri

    Based on the true life of the director, the film traces the story of an eight year-old Moroccan Muslim girl who is living in a Catholic orphanage in Belgium in 1970s.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • The Big Trip The Big Trip

    Russia/USA, 2019, 90'
    Writer: Billy Frolick

    A goofy stork mistakenly delivers a baby panda to the wrong door. A bear, a moose, a tiger and a rabbit set on an arduous but fun filled adventure through wilderness to return the panda to its rightful home.

    Euro Cinema  
  • The Blues Brothers The Blues Brothers

    USA, 1980, 130'
    Director: John Landis · Screenplay: Dan Aykroyd, John Landis · Cats: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway

    Jake Blues, just released from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and his brother Elwood were raised.
    · All That Musical
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  • The Bookshop The Bookshop

    Spain/UK/Germany, 2017, 113'
    Director: Isabel Coixet · С: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Hunter Tremayne

    England 1959. In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • The Carnival Карнавалът

    Bulgaria, 1989, 91'
    Director: Ivanka Grabcheva · Screenplay: Georgi Danailov based on the novel Paradox of The Mirror by Liuben Dilov · Operator: Hristo Totev · Music: Georgi Genkov · Cast: Stefan Danailov, Georgi Kaloianchev, Boriana ...

    A carnival is being prepared in our city. This turns out to be the only occupation of the inhabitants and becomes the content of their lives and the essence of man is replaced by a mask.

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  • The Castle of Dreams

    Iran, 2019, 86'
    Director: Reza Mirkarimi · Screenplay: Mohammad Davudi, Mohsen Garai · Cast: Hamed Behdad, Zila Shahi, Azadeh Nobahari, Nyusha Alipur

    When the mother of a separated family dies, Jalal the father returns to sort things out but he does not want to take the children with him.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • The Charmer

    Denmark/Sweden, 2017, 100'
    Director: Milad Alamy · Screenplay: Ingeborg Topsio, Milad Alamy · Cast: Ardalan Esmaili, Soho Rezanejad, Lars Brigman, Stine Christensen

    "The Charmer" is an intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time is running out he falls in love and his past catches up with him.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • The House of Magic

    Belgium, 2013, 85’
    Directors: Jeremy Degruson, Ben Stassen

    Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos.

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  • The Ideal L'idéal

    France, 2016, 90'
    based on the novel Au secours pardon by Frédéric Beigbeder · Director and writer: Frédéric Beigbeder · C:  Gaspard Proust, Audrey Fleurot, Anamaria Vartolomei, Jonathan Lambert

  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    Spain/UK/France/Portugal, 2018, 132'
    Director: Terry Gilliam · С: Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce, Stellan Skarsgård

    Toby, a disillusioned advertising executive, becomes pulled into a world of time jumping fantasy when a Spanish cobbler believes him to be Sancho Panza. He gradually becomes unable to tell dreams from reality.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • The Sin Il Peccato

    Italy/Russia, 2019, 134'
    Director: Andrey Konchalovsky · Cast: Alberto Testone, Jakob Dill, Francesco Gaudiello, Massimo de Frankovic

    Florence, early 16th century. Although a recognized genius among his contemporaries, Michelangelo Buonaroti is driven to poverty and exhausted by his efforts to end the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

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  • The Translator of Black and White Films

    Bulgaria, 2007, 58'
    Director: Teddy Moscow · Screenplay: Hristo Dimitrov, Teddy Moscow · Cast: Nelly Chervenusheva

    She is Nelly Chervenusheva. Movie lovers only know her voice. For almost half a century, Nelly has been translating Italian films in Odeon Cinema.

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  • Three Marias and One Ivan

    Bulgaria, 1986, 86'
    Director: Krasimir Atanasov · Screenplay: Kalina Kovacheva · Cast: Nevena Kokanova, Stefan Danailov, Ginka Stancheva, Katerina Evro

    Sofia-based journalist Ivan was sent to a small provincial town to verify the facts of an anonymous letter against the hero of socialist labor Maria Stoilova. Maria leads a tobacco growing brigade. At the hotel, he meets a young girl, Maria, who arrived here to give birth to an illegitimate child and try to do something in her life.

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  • Touch Me Not Nu mă atinge-mă

    Romania/Germany/Czech Republic/Bulgaria/France, 2018, 125'
    Director and writer: Adina Pintilie · C: Laura Benson, Tómas Lemarquis, Dirk Lange, Herman Mueller, Christian Bayerlein, Irmena Chichikova

    Laura, a traumatized Englishwoman in her 50s, who is afraid of intimacy, explores her sexuality with the help of therapists and unusual individuals - all as part of a research project conducted by filmmaker Adina.

    G-8 Cinema  
  • Trap

    Turkey, 2019, 84'
    Director: Seid Cholak · Screenplay: Seid Cholak, Guven Adjuzel · Cast: Onur Dilber, Serkan Altuntash, Yasemin Girgin, Munibe Milet

    The monotonous daily routine of five fishermen from a small island in the middle of Lake Beyeshir runs according to the law of nature.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • Walking on Water

    Italy/USA, 2018, 100'
    Director: Andrey Paounov

    Walking on Water follows internationally renowned environmental artist – and Paounov's fellow countryman – Christo on his quest to realize "The Floating Piers," originally conceived in 1970 by Christo and his late wife and collaborator, Jeanne-Claude.

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  • Weightlessness

    Iran, 2019, 100'
    Director: Mehdi Fard Gaderi · Screenplay: Mehdi Fard Gaderi · Cast: Amir Ali Danai, Nasim Adabi, Tina Pakravan, Sepide Moradpur

    In the morning after a glittering wedding ceremony, the bride discovers that the bridegroom is gone.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • What will people say Hva vil folk si

    Norway/Germany/Sweden/France/Denmark, 2017, 106 '
    Director and screenplay: Iram Haq · Cast: Maria Mozhdah, Adil Hussain, Ekavali Khanna

    A not so unfamiliar story of cultural differences in which the young and rebellious Nisha is abducted by her conservative parents in Pakistan after being catched in bed with a man.
    · Sofia MENAR Film Festival
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  • Wildlings

    Bulgaria, 2019
    Director: Martin Makariev · Screenplay: Borislav Zahariev · Cast: Yana Marinova, Louise Grigorova - Makariev, Alexander Sano, Basil Aidenbenz, Dariya Simeonova, Yavor Baharov, Kalin Vrachanski

    The story is about two childhood friends - Boryana (Yana Marinova) and Mila (Louisa Grigorova-Makariev) with wild blood and big dreams. However, life gives them resistance and they both do something they never wanted.

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  • Zambezia Zambezia

    South Africa, 2012, 83`
    Directed by: Wayne Thornley · Cast: Abigail Breslin, Corey Burton, Jim Cummings

    Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, Zambezia is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of Zambezia where he discovers the truth about his origins and, in ...

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