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Image File history File links Please see the file description page for further information. ... European cinema is the cinema of Europe. ... The Cinema of Albania had its start in the years 1911-1912. ... The cinema of Croatia has suffered in recent years, with quality films being few and far between in comparison to other countries. ... The Czech Republic (both as an independent country and as a part of former Czechoslovakia) was a seedbed for many acclaimed film directors. ... Danish cinema pioneer Peter Elfelt, a photographer, was the first Dane to make a film. ... France has been influential in the development of film as a mass medium and as an art form. ... Cinema in Germany can be traced back to the very beginnings of the medium at the end of the 19th Century and German cinema has made major technical and artistic contributions to film. ... // Beginning In the spring of 1897, the Greeks of Athens had the opportunity and privilege to watch the first cinematic attempts (short movies in journal). The projection of an animated movie resulted in excited reactions and the new-seen spectacle became a usual matter of discussion. ... This article needs copyediting (checking for proper English spelling, grammar, usage, tone, style, and voice). ... The Luxembourg film industry is quite small, but this is unsurprising given that the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has a population of only about 400,000 people. ... The Dutch film industry is relatively small, though there have broadly been several very active periods in recent history in which Dutch filmmaking thrived. ... // Directors Józef Arkusz Stanisław Bareja Aleksander Ford Wojciech Has Agnieszka Holland Jerzy Hoffman Jerzy Kawalerowicz Krzysztof Kieślowski -- The Three Colors trilogy, The Decalogue Jan Jakub Kolski Kazimierz Kutz Juliusz Machulski Andrzej Munk Marek Piwowski Roman Polański Ladislas Starevich Wladyslaw Starewicz Andrzej Wajda Krzysztof Zanussi Andrzej Zulawski... Portuguese cinema is better known internacionally for its directors Manoel de Oliveira and João César Monteiro. ... The Russian Empire (1896-1917) The first films seen in Russia were via the Lumiere Brothers, in Moscow and St. ... The first films seen in the Russia Empire were via the Lumière brothers, in Moscow and St. ... Soviet Cinema should not be used as a synonym for Russian Cinema. Although Russian language films predominated, several of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union contributed films reflecting elements of their pre-Soviet culture, language and history, although sometimes censored by the Central Government. ... Spanish cinema is not held in as high esteem worldwide as French or American cinema. ... Swedish cinema is one of the most widely-known national cinemas in the world, and certainly the most prominent of Scandinavia. ... Michael Caine in Get Carter (1971) The United Kingdom has been influential in the technological, commercial, and artistic development of cinema. ...


  • Slatan Dudow
  • Rangel Valtchanov
  • Nikola Kovachev
  • Sophia Peer
  • Vulo Radev
  • Dimitar Petkov- Opashkata Na Diavola aka Devil's Tail
  • Nikola Korabov
  • Ivan Andonov
  • Ludmil Staikov
  • Metodi Andonov
  • Zornitsa-Sophia
  • Vladimir Yanchev
  • Nikolai Volev

Slatan Theodor Dudow was a Bulgarian born film director and screenwriter who made a number of films in the Weimar Republic and East Germany. ... Vulo Radev is a Bulgarian film director, born in Lesidren, Bulgaria 1 January 1923. ...

Actors and actresses

See also List of Bulgarian actors

Stefan Danailov (born December 9, 1942) is a Bulgarian actor and current Minister of Culture of Bulgaria. ... Itzhak Fintzi (b. ... Ianevski as Viktor Krum in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2005 Stanislav Ianevski (born May 16, 1985) is a Bulgarian actor, best known for playing Viktor Krum in the 2005 film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. ... Nevena Kokanova (Cyrillic: Невена Коканова, born 12 November 1938-3 June 2000), is a Bulgarian film actress. ... Todor Kolev is a leading Bulgarian actor. ... Stoyanka Konstantinova Mutafova (Bulgarian: Стоянка Константинова Мутафова) is a Bulgarian actress born on February 2, 1922 in Sofia. ... Katya Paskaleva (September 18, 1945 - July 25, 2002) was a Bulgarian actress, most famous for her role in Koziyat rog (1972). ... Hristo Naumov Shopov (b. ... Marius Kurkinski is a Bulgarian actor, director, film writer and pop singer. ...

Notable Films

  • Opashkata Na Diavola- Devil's Tail
  • Osadeni Dushi- Doomed Souls
  • Kradetzat Na Praskovi- The Peach-Garden Trespasser
  • Tyutyun- Tobacco (nominated for a Golden Palm award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1963)
  • Svatbite na Yoan Asen- The Weddings of King Ioan Assen
  • Vchera- Yesterday
  • Aszparuh- Khan Asparoukh
  • Vreme Na Nasilie- Time of Violence
  • Kozijat Rog- The Goat Horn
  • Orkestar Bez Ime- A Nameless Band
  • Mila ot Mars- Mila from Mars
  • Opasen Char- Dangerous Charm
  • Otkradnati Ochi- Stolen Eyes
  • Pismo do Amerika- Letter to America
  • Dami Kanyat- Ladies Choice
  • Toplo- Warmth
  • Lyubimetz 13- Favourite #13
  • Gospodin za Edin Den- King for a Day

Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ... The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

See also

Origins of motion picture arts and sciences Any overview of the history of cinema would be remiss to fail to at least mention a long history of literature, storytelling, narrative drama, art, mythology, puppetry, shadow play, cave paintings and perhaps even dreams. ... Famous people who come from Bulgaria: Actors and actresses See also List of Bulgarian actors Stoyan Bachvarov Rusi Chanev Georgi Cherkelov Georgi Georgiev - Getz Stefan Danailov Itzhak Fintzi Georgi Kalojanchev Velko Kanev Apostol Karamitev - Chocho Nevena Kokanova Todor Kolev Tatyana Lolova Georgi Mamalev Hristo Mutafchiev Stoyanka Mutafova Lyubomir Neikov Katya... This page is a candidate to be moved to Wiktionary. ...

External links

  • Sofia International Film Festival Website



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