10th Sofia MENAR Film Festival
January 12 – January 28, 2018
Sofia MENAR Film Festival makes Bulgarian audience familiar with the culture and traditions of the Islam world. The program of Sofia MENAR Film Festival presents the best of Middle East and North Africa cinema productions, including feature films, documentaries and short projects.
A lot of accompanying events are organised within the frames of the festival. These events are particularly selected and bound up with the countries of this region, representing traditions and customs of the ethnic groups that inhabit its lands.
The festival is held every year in January and runs at the same time in Sofia and other major Bulgarian cities. MENAR is organised by “Pozor” as one of a kind Balkans` largest cultural event representing Muslim world and its traditions.
The abbreviation MENAR is for “Middle East and North Africa Region”, is an acronym often used to cover an extensive area, stretching from Morocco to Iran, including the majority of both the Middle Eastern and Maghreb countries.