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The Bulgarian National Film Center is an Executive Agency of the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture that administrates the implementation of the Film Industry Act (FIA). The main functions of the Agency are to finance film production, distribution and exhibition of films, to support the promotion of Bulgarian films in the country and abroad, to keep the register under the FIA, to stimulate the development of the film culture.

The Bulgarian National Film Center administers producer's rights of Bulgarian films, when granted such rights under an act or a contract. It represents Bulgaria at the Board of Management of Eurimages Fund of the Council of Europe; it is the coordinator for Bulgaria of the European Audiovisual Observatory hosts the Media office of the Creative Europe program of the EU. The Bulgarian National Film Centre is a European Film Promotion member since 2005th

For the creation, the distribution and the preservation of Bulgarian films the Bulgarian National Film Center collaborates closely with the Bulgarian National Television, the Bulgarian National Film Archives, the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers.

The Bulgarian National Film Center is the organizer of the Golden Rose Festival of Bulgarian Feature Films (Varna), and the Golden Rhyton Documentary and Animation Film Festival (Plovdiv).

The most popular recent Bulgarian films supported by BNFC:

DIRECTIONS by Stephan Komandarev

GODLESS by Ralitza Petrova

GLORY by Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov

LIGHT THEREAFTER by Konstantin Bojanov

HRISTO by Grigor Lefterov, Todor Matzanov

THE SINGING SHOES by Radoslav Spasov

THE GOOD POSTMAN by Tonislav Hristov

CAMBRIDGE by Eldora Traykova

THE SHOOTING STAR by Lyubo Yonchev

ZEUS by Pavel Vesnakov

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