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Global Migration Film Festival 2019 in Bulgaria

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Have you ever wondered about why people leave their homes and what challenges they face in their search for a better life?
IOM Bulgaria is organizing a Global Migration Film Festival in Sofia, Blagoevgrad, Varna and Stara Zagora from the 28th of November to the 18th of December 2019.


At a time when migration is a global phenomenon, with varied root causes, the festival will show films on different topics related to migration, including labor migration, applying for itnergantion protection, human trafficking, migration health, integration, border management, labor and sexual exploitation. The films address migration issues and challenges in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, North and South America, and Europe.

All films are subtitled in Bulgarian and English.

The festival is part of IOM’s global initiative -

You can find the full programme for Sofia and Blagoevgrad down below, as well as the full brochure for the festival and all the posters for the films.

The Global Migration Film Festival is realized within the framework of the project "Increasing the Awareness and Tolerance of the Bulgarian Society and Migrant Communities in Bulgaria" funded by the National programme of Bulgaria under the “Asylum, Migration and Integration” Fund 2014-2020.

You can find the Facebook event here.

The festival is part of IOM’s global initiative -

See the film posters with information for all screenings here:

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The festival is possible due to the kind support of our partners:

Project Lab (58 Maria Luiza blvd., Sofia)


G8 Cinema (8 Gladstone st., Sofia)


Euro Cinema (17 Aleksandar Stamboliyski blvd., Sofia)


Sofia University "st. Clement of Ohrid" (15 Tsar Osvoboditel blvd., Sofia)


New Bulgarian University (21 Montevideo st.)


American University in Bulgaria (12 Svoboda Bachvarova st., Blagoevgrad)


Medical University - Varna (55 Marin Drinov st., Varna)


Complex for social services for children and families - Stara Zagora (205 Hristo Botev st., Stara Zagora)