Wednesday, February 25, 2009

13th Sofia International Film Festival

From March 5 to 15 the fest will take place in beautiful Bulgaria capital and here are some of the films they will screen.

OPENING NIGHT: "The Billy Goat," Georgy Djulgerov (Bulgaria)
CLOSING NIGHT: "Palermo Shooting," Wim Wenders (Germany-France-Italy)
BRITISH GALA:"Slumdog Millionaire," Danny Boyle (U.K.)
TURKISH GALA: "Three Monkeys," Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey)
BULGARIAN GALA: "Farewell to Hemingway," Svetoslav Ovcharov (Bulgaria)
AWARDS CEREMONY GALA: "Waltz With Bashir," Ari Folman (Israel-Germany-France-U.S.)
TOLERANCE GALA: Milk, Gus Van Sant (USA)


"Autumn," Ozcan Alper (Germany-Turkey)
"Awakening From a Dream," Freddy Mas Franqueza (Spain)
"Possible Lives," Sandra Gugliotta (Argentina)
"The Firm Land," Chapour Haghighat (France-India-Iran)
"For My Father," Dror Zahavi (Germany-Israel)
"Baksy" (Native Dancer), Guka Omarova (Russia-Kazakhstan)
"Franklyn," Gerald McMorrow (U.K.)
"Chiko," Ozgur Yildirim (Germany)
"The Happiest Girl in the World," Radu Jude (Romania)
"Cumbia Callier," Rene Villareal (Mexico)
"Bahrtalo" Robert Lakatos (Hungary)
"Zift," Yavor Gardev (Bulgaria)

I been following the development of this fest at their official site but up to today most of the pages do not work; still if you want to check info about the fest go here.

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