Prof. Dr. Bojidar Manov, born in 1947 in Sofia, is a film critic and journalist. He teaches at the New Bulgarian University and runs the Department for Cinema Studies at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Art in Sofia. From 2001 to 2005 he was Vice-President of the International Film Critics’ Association FIPRESCI. Bojidar Manov published a series of scientific works. As part of the TRADUKI sponsorship programme he translated the novel Разговор со Спиноза by Goce Smilevski from Macedonian into Bulgarian.