Digital Catalogue of Festivals


International Book and Movie Festival CineLibri

Activity Active
Founded 2015
Location Sofia
First edition in Varna 2015
Last edition in Varna 2020
Frequency of occurrence every year
Month October – November
Usual duration 11-20 days
Type cinema
Regulations Competition
Audience for all
Content experimental
Range international
Organizer a trade partnership
Type of participants prevailingly professionals
Places in halls
Access paid
Official website

The organizer of the Festival is the eponymous trade partnership in the person of the publisher Zhaklin Vagenshtayn. Apart from Sofia, part of the program is presented in Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Varna, Veliko Tarnovo, Plovdiv and Stara Zagora. The mission of the Festival is to popularize the best film adaptations of literary works and encourage the interest in high quality works of the European cinema and literature. The competitive program includes feature films which are assessed by an international jury: producers, directors, art directors, screenwriters, score composers, actors etc.


The parallel program of the Festival presents classic works and retrospections, biographical films, film creators; as well as seminars, lectures and masterclasses, premieres of film adaptations of books, theater performances based on books, art-creation discussions etc.


In Varna the Festival is held in the Festival and Congress Center. 

Editions in Varna 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

2018 - 10-24 октомври

2019 - 5-20 октомври

2020 - 28 октомври-8 ноември