SoIFF 2016 Program

Day 1
27 Oct 2016
Day 2
28 Oct 2016
Day 3
29 Oct 2016
Day 4
30 Oct 2016
Day 5
31 Oct 2016
Day 6
01 Nov 2016
Day 7
02 Nov 2016
Day 8
03 Nov 2016
Day 9
04 Nov 2016
Day 10
05 Nov 2016
Day 11
06 Nov 2016

First Monday in May – 10. 27. 2016

An unprecedented look behind the scenes of two of New York’s premier cultural events, The First Monday in May follows the creation of “China: Through The Looking Glass,” the most attended fashion...
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First Monday in May

Sunflower Spaceship – 10. 28. 2016

Dr. Cosmos (psychiatrist) finds out the only way to help his patient Feferoni is by helping him make films. Thus, both of them go to Italy to film a music festival,...
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Sunflower Spaceship

De Palma – 10. 28. 2016

In this lively, illuminating and unexpectedly moving documentary, directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow engage in a personal and candid discussion with the legendary De Palma. More about the film Screenings:...
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De Palma

LoveTrue – 10. 28. 2016

This genre-bending documentary brings Har’el’s signature poetic imagery and fascination with performance in nonfiction to three complimentary stories that seek to demystify the fantasy of true love. More about the...
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LoveTrue

Complete Unknown – 10. 28. 2016

A mysterious woman with a remarkable past revisits a former lover, complicating the settled life he has built for himself and his wife in Complete Unknown, an unsettling exploration of...
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Complete Unknown

The Birth of a Nation – 10. 28. 2016

Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching...
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The Birth of a Nation

Manchester by the Sea – 10. 28. 2016

After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler is shocked to learn that Joe has made him sole guardian of his nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job,...
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Manchester by the Sea

Bulgarian Short Films Part 1 – 10. 29. 2016

More about the films Screenings: Odeon Theater, October 29, 16:00 Cinema House, November 1, 18:30 For Cinema House, you can also purchase tickets online: http://services1.ibs.bg/DK/online/
Bulgarian Short Films Part 1

The Fits -10. 29. 2016

Toni trains as a boxer with her brother at a community center in Cincinnati’s West End, but becomes fascinated by the dance team that also practices there. Enamored by their...
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The Fits

The Summer Help – 10. 29. 2016

Elena and Nikoleta are ambitious college freshmen studying at a prestigious university in Bulgaria and they are about to embark on an adventure of a lifetime. In just two short...
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The Summer Help

EAT THAT QUESTION: FRANK ZAPPA IN HIS OWN WORDS – 10. 29. 2016

In the 20th Century, Frank Zappa made his mark as a musician unlike any other in America. With a wild eccentric iconoclastic attitude guiding his distinctive music, which it was...
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Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words

Hedi – 10. 29. 2016

Hedi is a quiet young man, who lets others make the big decisions in his life, until he meets the spirited Rim while working away from home, as his mother...
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Hedi

The Big Short – 10. 29. 2016

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. More about the film...
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The Big Short

Hunt for the Wilderpeople – 10. 29. 2016

Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family:...
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Complete Unknown – 10. 29. 2016

A mysterious woman with a remarkable past revisits a former lover, complicating the settled life he has built for himself and his wife in Complete Unknown, an unsettling exploration of...
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Complete Unknown

Enemies – 10. 30. 2016

A kidnapping. Ex-police officer is faced against an ex-prisoner. A girl stands between them. Nobody wants a confrontation, but it is unavoidable. Everyone has to make a choice, and someone...
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Enemies

Bulgarian Short Films Part 2 – 10. 30. 2016

More about the films Screenings: Odeon Theater, 30th October, 16:15 Cinema House, 2nd November, 18:30 For Cinema House, you can also purchase tickets online: http://services1.ibs.bg/DK/online/
Bulgarian Short Films part 2

American Honey – 10. 30. 2016

Star, an adolescent girl from a troubled home, runs away with a traveling sales crew who drive across the American Midwest selling subscriptions door to door. Finding her feet in...
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American Honey

LoveTrue – 10. 30. 2016

This genre-bending documentary brings Har’el’s signature poetic imagery and fascination with performance in nonfiction to three complimentary stories that seek to demystify the fantasy of true love. More about the...
Read More
LoveTrue

Personal Shopper – 10. 30. 2016

Kristen Stewart is a high-fashion personal shopper to the stars who is also a spiritual medium. Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she haunts his Paris home, determined...
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Personal Shopper

The Birth of a Nation – 10. 30. 2016

Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching...
Read More
The Birth of a Nation

Kills On Wheels – 10. 30. 2016

This is a meaningful action-comedy of a wheelchair-bound assassin gang. Driven by despair and fear of becoming useless, a 20 year-old boy, his friend, and an ex-fireman offer their services...
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Kills on Wheels

Swiss Army Man – 10. 30. 2016

Hank is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again.  But one day everything changes when a corpse named Manny washes up on shore....
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Swiss Army Man

No One – 10. 30. 2016

Vera is a young psychologist visiting her father’s cottage in the mountains after he passes away. She expects support and compassion but over the following days, her seemingly settled life will shatter, with...
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No One

The Big Short – 10. 31. 2016

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. More about the film...
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The Big Short

First Monday in May – 10. 31. 2016

An unprecedented look behind the scenes of two of New York’s premier cultural events, The First Monday in May follows the creation of “China: Through The Looking Glass,” the most attended fashion...
Read More
First Monday in May

Junction 48 – 10. 31. 2016

Kareem leads an aimless life between odd jobs and hanging out with his buddies in a crime-ridden Arab ghetto of the mixed city of Lyd. A family tragedy brings him...
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Junction 48

Frank & Lola – 11. 01. 2016

Frank is a brooding, staunch Las Vegas chef who always focused his energy into his culinary talents—until he meets Lola, a young and beautiful enigma. Together, Frank and Lola build...
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Frank & Lola

Bulgarian Short Films Part 1 – 11. 01. 2016

More about the films Screenings: Odeon Theater, October 29, 16:00 Cinema House, November 1, 18:30 For Cinema House, you can also purchase tickets online: http://services1.ibs.bg/DK/online/
Bulgarian Short Films Part 1

American Honey – 11. 01. 2016

Star, an adolescent girl from a troubled home, runs away with a traveling sales crew who drive across the American Midwest selling subscriptions door to door. Finding her feet in...
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American Honey

Manchester by the Sea – 11. 01. 2016

After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler is shocked to learn that Joe has made him sole guardian of his nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job,...
Read More
Manchester by the Sea

Personal Shopper – 11. 01. 2016

Kristen Stewart is a high-fashion personal shopper to the stars who is also a spiritual medium. Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she haunts his Paris home, determined...
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Personal Shopper

Bulgarian Short Films Part 2 – 11. 02. 2016

More about the films Screenings: Odeon Theater, 30th October, 16:15 Cinema House, 2nd November, 18:30 For Cinema House, you can also purchase tickets online: http://services1.ibs.bg/DK/online/
Bulgarian Short Films part 2

The Happy Film – 11. 02. 2016

Austrian graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister is doing well. He lives in New York, the city of his dreams, and he has success in his work, designing album covers for the...
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The Happy Film

Junction 48 – 11. 02. 2016

Kareem leads an aimless life between odd jobs and hanging out with his buddies in a crime-ridden Arab ghetto of the mixed city of Lyd. A family tragedy brings him...
Read More
Junction 48

Complete Unknown – 11. 02. 2016

A mysterious woman with a remarkable past revisits a former lover, complicating the settled life he has built for himself and his wife in Complete Unknown, an unsettling exploration of...
Read More
Complete Unknown

H. – 11. 02. 2016

This unnerving end–time allegory brilliantly challenges the conventions of Hollywood’s recent spate of apocalypse narratives. More about the film Screenings: Cinema House, November 2, 21:00 For Cinema House, you can...
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H.

The Fits – 11. 03. 2016

Toni trains as a boxer with her brother at a community center in Cincinnati’s West End, but becomes fascinated by the dance team that also practices there. Enamored by their...
Read More
The Fits

First Monday in May – 11. 03. 2016

An unprecedented look behind the scenes of two of New York’s premier cultural events, The First Monday in May follows the creation of “China: Through The Looking Glass,” the most attended fashion...
Read More
First Monday in May

Swiss Army Man – 11. 03. 2016

Hank is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again.  But one day everything changes when a corpse named Manny washes up on shore....
Read More
Swiss Army Man

Hunt for the Wilderpeople – 11. 03. 2016

Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family:...
Read More
Hunt for the Wilderpeople

The Birth of a Nation – 11. 03. 2016

Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching...
Read More
The Birth of a Nation

De Palma – 11. 04. 2016

In this lively, illuminating and unexpectedly moving documentary, directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow engage in a personal and candid discussion with the legendary De Palma. More about the film Screenings:...
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De Palma

Sand Dollars – 11. 04. 2016

An older European woman becomes enchanted with a young Dominican woman who must struggle to make ends meet. Love brings a flow of entanglements in a drama which unfolds like...
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Sand Dollars

Hedi – 11. 04. 2016

Hedi is a quiet young man, who lets others make the big decisions in his life, until he meets the spirited Rim while working away from home, as his mother...
Read More
Hedi

Personal Shopper – 11. 04. 2016

Kristen Stewart is a high-fashion personal shopper to the stars who is also a spiritual medium. Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she haunts his Paris home, determined...
Read More
Personal Shopper

Frank & Lola – 11. 04. 2016

Frank is a brooding, staunch Las Vegas chef who always focused his energy into his culinary talents—until he meets Lola, a young and beautiful enigma. Together, Frank and Lola build...
Read More
Frank & Lola

The Big Short – 11. 04. 2016

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. More about the film...
Read More
The Big Short

EAT THAT QUESTION: FRANK ZAPPA IN HIS OWN WORDS – 11. 05. 2016

In the 20th Century, Frank Zappa made his mark as a musician unlike any other in America. With a wild eccentric iconoclastic attitude guiding his distinctive music, which it was...
Read More
Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words

The Happy Film – 11. 05. 2016

Austrian graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister is doing well. He lives in New York, the city of his dreams, and he has success in his work, designing album covers for the...
Read More
The Happy Film

Inches from the ground – 11. 05. 2016

The 1950s, the beginning of the Cold War. A border post where discipline is lax guards a closed uranium mine once operated by the Nazis. A new commander, Kralev, arrives...
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Inches from the Ground

The Summer Help – 11. 05. 2016

Elena and Nikoleta are ambitious college freshmen studying at a prestigious university in Bulgaria and they are about to embark on an adventure of a lifetime. In just two short...
Read More
The Summer Help

American Honey – 11. 05. 2016

Star, an adolescent girl from a troubled home, runs away with a traveling sales crew who drive across the American Midwest selling subscriptions door to door. Finding her feet in...
Read More
American Honey

New Bulgarian Cinema – 10. 05. 2016

Sofia – 100 Years Capital Of Bulgarian Cinema An eight year old boy stumbles upon an abandoned but mysterious film theater. Watching film after film, he begins to imagine he...
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Sofia – 100 Years Capital Of Bulgarian Cinema
Eat me!
Shooting Star

Complete Unknown – 11. 05. 2016

A mysterious woman with a remarkable past revisits a former lover, complicating the settled life he has built for himself and his wife in Complete Unknown, an unsettling exploration of...
Read More
Complete Unknown

Sand Dollars – 11. 06. 2016

An older European woman becomes enchanted with a young Dominican woman who must struggle to make ends meet. Love brings a flow of entanglements in a drama which unfolds like...
Read More
Sand Dollars

Kills On Wheels – 11. 06. 2016

This is a meaningful action-comedy of a wheelchair-bound assassin gang. Driven by despair and fear of becoming useless, a 20 year-old boy, his friend, and an ex-fireman offer their services...
Read More
Kills on Wheels

Manchester by the Sea – 11. 06. 2016

After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler is shocked to learn that Joe has made him sole guardian of his nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job,...
Read More
Manchester by the Sea

Frank & Lola – 11. 06. 2016

Frank is a brooding, staunch Las Vegas chef who always focused his energy into his culinary talents—until he meets Lola, a young and beautiful enigma. Together, Frank and Lola build...
Read More
Frank & Lola

SWISS ARMY MAN – 11. 06. 2016

Hank is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again.  But one day everything changes when a corpse named Manny washes up on shore....
Read More
Swiss Army Man

Hunt for the Wilderpeople – 11. 06. 2016

Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family:...
Read More
Hunt for the Wilderpeople