Love Is folly
The beginning of today’s so-prestigious forum of the seventh art – The International Film Festival “Love is folly” was set in 1993, at the very dawn of the democratic changes in our country.
The main achievement of the festival is that, despite all the difficulties on his way, he has worked and continues to work for the development of Bulgarian culture. For many years, “Love is folly” was the only international film festival held in Bulgaria and until recently – the only one with a competition for feature films.
We can proudly say that he is the doyen of international film festivals with a Bulgarian address.
Each year, between 50 and 60 feature film titles are included in his program, which features an international competition (12 films produced over the last two years), film shows awarded to the world’s most prestigious cinema festivals, hottest upcoming hits, Authors, schools, currents and national cinematographies, retrospectives of Bulgarian cinema.
Over 200 guests are the guests of the festival, including the elite of Bulgarian cinema and prominent foreign artists, film critics and cinema journalists. Traditionally, over 50 leading Bulgarian media have been accredited at the festival.
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Membership in programs
Thanks to its membership in the MEDIA program to EUROPE CINEMA, as well as in the congress organizations ICCA, ECM and AIPC, Festival and Congress Center Varna has managed to create for the IFF “Love is a folly” a prestigious European lobby and to raise its prestige internationally to an exceptional Height.