2014

01.01.2014

BULGARIAN RHAPSODY

The summer of 1943. The Jews of Greater Bulgaria must obey the laws of Germany. Moni and Giogio meet Shelly (17) and their friendship is put to the test as they both fall in love with her, while the war rages. The Bulgarians are ordered to deport the Jews; trains traverse Bulgaria with 11,343 Jews from Macedonia and Thrace. What befalls the three youngsters is a reflection of the life in Bulgaria and that of the Jews in the Balkans in WWII with its anguish and atrocities leaving their mark on them.
01.01.2014

A TRUE DANCE OF LOVE

Stone is at the root of the world. It can change people, bring fear and destruction, love and creativity, become a loving heart and the centre of home and family. Stone is like love between a man and a woman, sweeping away the old and making way for the new. Things seem simple enough in the Balkans: a man, a woman, a house, a mountain, a tree, a donkey, a little goat. And a stone that builds roads, meeting people and binding their lives together.
01.01.2014

HOMBRE

We could treat the movie as a tragicomic Balkan-themed Eastern, a story about friendship, love and tolerance and about the impossibility to have them all at once, especially in the Balkans. Lack of harmony results from almost as many reasons as the good intentions that pave the way to it. Egocentrism and chaotic mind or hot temper as well as not thinking twice before acting leads to a tragic mistake and, typically of these lands, it is the most innocent of them all that suffers.
01.01.2014

DANCE OF INANNA

A burning and passionate love story wending its way to an inevitable and tragic destruction with the lovers beginning to reveal their gloomy and egoistic sides.
01.01.2014

THREE DAYS IN SARAJEVO

Despite all in her life looks all right, Margita cannot find her niche in the world. She feels a huge emptiness inside her and that bothers her all the time. Anxiety keeps her grasped during the whole time she is awake. Only in her dreams she feels safe and secure. This is another paradox, because in her dreams she visits an unknown place and does things that she would normally consider wrong. The mystery of those dreams does not leave her in peace. Looking for some more about their meaning on the Internet, she finds another woman, Manca, who has night dreams about the same place and doesn’t know why. The two of them agree to meet in Sarajevo to try and discover what makes them dream about the city.
01.01.2014

GRUMPY DOES REPAIRS

Grumpy lives in an attic, in a shabby wardrobe, always tetchy and stroppy, hating light and sunshine. An annoying sunbeam keeps him awake and Grumpy decides to obliterate all light. The outcome is unexpected.
01.01.2014

49 172

tells a story of persecution and salvation, the story of 49 172 Jews in Bulgaria, who have survived the atrocities of the Second World War. It is also an account of the dramatic post-war story of these Jews' rescuers for a noble cause is not necessarily done justice to.
01.01.2014

JANUARY

is the ninth film of the comic series, telling about Epiphany.
01.01.2014

CITIZEN CINEMA

A documentary about Todor Andreykov, the "Cinema Man", as he was called by the filmmakers on the occasion of his 60th anniversary. A film about the man Todor Andreykov, who loved cinema more than he loved himself... A film about the film critic Tony Andreykov, a walking encyclopaedia of world cinema... A film about the teacher of cinema, Prof. Todor Andreykov, who left a fragment of his heart in all the generations of contemporary Bulgarian filmmakers. A film about the "poetry of interpersonal silence", about the "imprinted time" of the 20th century and about the unbreakable love for the great illusion, THE CINEMA...
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