Film Entries Sofia IFF 2016
Accredited by

John Boorman

One of Britain’s most acclaimed directors, John Boorman is known for making films resplendent with great visual flair and taut narrative. He began his career as a documentary director for the BBC before his first breakthrough project, Point Blank, in 1967. His most renowned projects include Deliverance (1972), Excalibur (1981), Hope and Glory (1987) and The General (1998). His more recent work has included The Tailor of Panama (2001), In my country (2004) and The Tiger’s Tail (2006). John Boorman has also produced all of his own films. He is 5 times Academy Award nominee and winner of 3 Festival de Cannes awards. 2013 he was awarded a fellowship of the British Film Institute.



1963 Citizen 63 – TV Series, doc.
1963 In View: Six Days to Saturday – doc. short
1964 The Newcomers – TV Series, doc. 
1965 Catch Us If You Can
1966 Sunday Night – TV Series, doc. (1 episode)
1967 Point Blank
1968 Hell in the Pacific
1970 Leo the Last
1972 Deliverance
1974 Zardoz
1977 Exorcist II: The Heretic
1981 Excalibur
1985 Journey Into Light – TV Movie, doc.
1985 The Emerald Forest
1987 Hope and Glory
1990 Where the Heart Is
1991 I Dreamt I Woke Up – short 
1994 Picture Windows – TV Series (1 episode)
1995 Beyond Rangoon
1995 Lumière et compagnie – doc. 
1995 Two Nudes Bathing – short 
1998 Lee Marvin: A Personal Portrait by John Boorman – TV Movie, doc.
1998 The General
2001 The Tailor of Panama
2003 Timeshift – TV Series, doc. (1 episode)
2004 In My Country
2006 The Tiger's Tail
2014 Queen and Country


SFF@26.01.16, 00:01: Son of Saul, a film to honour International Holocaust Remembrance Day
SFF@11.12.15, 00:12: Jameson Short Film Award's 13th edition - 20th Sofia Film Fest
SFF@30.11.15, 00:11: Awards for films presented at Sofia Meetings
SFF@10.10.15, 00:10: CentEast Market's works-in-progress selection
SFF@08.10.15, 00:10: Claudia Cardinale is back in Sofia for the premiere of her newest film "Twice Upon a Time in the West"
SFF@27.08.15, 00:08: Bulgarian participation in UNESCO Short Film Screening for Culture Night 2015
SFF@28.07.15, 00:07: Premiere of THIRST directed by Svetla Tsotsorkova in San Sebastian Film Festival
SFF@24.07.15, 00:07: Urok (The Lesson) - in The magnificent three of the 2015 LUX Film Prize competition
SFF@12.07.15, 00:07: Sofia Meetings' project "The Wednesday Child" won 'East of the West' award at 50th Karlovy Vary Film Festival

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