This year"s edition of the Italian Cinema Festival in Bulgaria promotes Apulia Region and is realized under the patronage of Ms. Loredana Capone, Council Member of Apulia Region, Directorate Touristic and Cultural Industry-Management of Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria, Italian Embassy in Sofia and Municipality of Sofia. It is also part of XIV Italian Festival, traditionally organized by ICE Agency of Sofia aiming at celebrating Italy in May and June every year in different cities of Bulgaria. Apulia Film Commission, Puglia Promozione, The Bulgarian National Film Center, National Palace of Culture and Nu Boyana Film Studios are the main partners of the Second Italian Cinema Festival in Bulgaria organized by Italian Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria.
The press-conference was held on the 19th of June at 11 h in Sofia Balkan Hotel at the presence of Rumen Dimitrov, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria, Emanuele Pollio, Deputy Head of Missione of Italian Embassy in Sofia, Marco Montecchi, President of Italian Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria, Irina Kanousheva – Bulgarian National Film Center, Simonetta Dellomonaco, Council Member of di Apulia Film Commission, Luigi Sardiello, director of the film “Il Pasticciere”, Luca Cirasola, main actor of the film “Focaccia Blues”.
The Festival opens tonight at 19.30 at Lumier Lidl Cinema with IL GRANDE SOGNO by Michele Placido.