James B. Warlick, Jr. Ambassador, BULGARIA
The U.S. is kicking off the festival by showing Milk, a film about the first openly gay elected official in California. “The screening will be followed by an after-show party at My Mojito Club Sofia,” the press release says.
The German Embassy is screening Sascha. “The film follows a gay teenager of Montenegrin-German origin who struggles to come to grips with his identity while searching for acceptance within German society. Note: due to security concerns, bags will not be permitted inside the Embassy building,” the press release says.
The French Embassy is screening Comme les autres (Baby Love), about a gay man’s “quest to become a father.”
The Swiss Embassy is screening Katzenball, which “depicts the lives of five Swiss lesbians from different generations.” This screening is also followed by an after party at My Mojito Club Sofia.
The British Embassy is screening Beautiful Thing, the “story of a working-class teen infatuated with his male classmate.”
Comment by Adamantine:
In 1860 this would have been a series of embassy parties for a Christmas celebration. It really may be later than we think.