Sofia Meetings, the industry platform of the Sofia International Film Festival that is now running in Bulgaria from 7 to 18 March, announced the 29 projects in its selection.
In the list, there are also two movies presented at MIA|Cinema Co-Production Market & Pitching Forum 2017: Duo by Maritxell Colell, produced by Polar Star Films and Saving who was dead by Václav Kadrnka, produced by Sirius Film.
Sofia Meetings give to the teams behind the projects the opportunity to meet roughly 150 industry executives from all around the world.
For the first time after fifteen years, a Czech film won the Crystal Globe at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: Little Crusader by Václav Kadrnka was selected at the Roman market NCN (New Cinema Network) in 2013 and won the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award at that time.
The film, a “medieval road movie”, tells the story of Bořek,a knight who is desperately looking for his young son who left for the Holy Land in the legendary “Children’s Crusade”. The film is an adaptation of an epic poem by Jaroslav Vrchlický, a Czech poet and literary critic.
Here’s the complete list of winners.