VARNA: Zornitsa Sophia’s Bulgarian/German/Croatian coproduction Mother was awarded Best Film at the 40th anniversary Golden Rose National Film Festival (23 - 29 September 2022). Krum Rodriguez, who shot the film in Bulgaria and Kenya, won the Best Cinematography Award, while Daria Simeonova received the Best Actress Award for the same film.

VARNA: Victor Bojinov’s third feature film Escape aka Chamla will screen in the main competition of the 40th Anniversary Golden Rose National Film Festival (23 – 29 September 2022).

VARNA: Georgi Kostov’s Speculators will screen in the main competition of the 40th Anniversary Golden Rose National Film Festival (23 – 29 September 2022). The film is considered to be the first Bulgarian financial thriller.

VARNA: Niki Iliev’s Reunion Part 2 will screen in the main competition of the 40th Anniversary Golden Rose National Film Festival (23 – 29 September 2022). The film is a sequel of Iliev’s 2019 box office hit Reunion.

VARNA: Todor Matsanov’s feature film Block will screen in the main competition of the 40th Anniversary Golden Rose National Film Festival (23 – 29 September 2022). A+ will distribute the film in Bulgaria in November 2022.

VARNA: Ivan Panev’s debut feature Out of Season will screen in the main competition of the 40th Anniversary Golden Rose National Film Festival (23 – 29 September 2022).

SOFIA: The Bulgarian National Film Center has announced Martin Makariev’s period drama In the Heart of the Machine as the country’s new candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) award in the Best International Feature Film category.

VARNA: Lachezar Avramov’s sophomore feature Yellow Oleander is screening in the main competition of the 40th Anniversary Golden Rose National Film Festival (23 – 29 September 2022). The film is a black comedy with an ironic political twist.

VARNA: Ivan Pavlov’s feature film Spring Equinox will screen in the main competition of the 40th Anniversary Golden Rose National Film Festival (23 – 29 September 2022). The script is signed by Krassimir Kroumov, a respected film director/writer/researcher who passed away in 2015, leaving seven aesthetically sophisticated feature films.

VARNA: Valeri Yordanov’s sophomore feature Shakespeare Like a Street Dog will screen in the main competition of the 40th Anniversary Golden Rose National Film Festival (23 – 29 September 2022). The film follows the internationally successful Sneakers, produced by Gala Film, which Yordanov co-directed together with Ivan Vladimirov in 2011.

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