The Bulgarian films "Nobody" with director Andrey Andonov and "Monkey" by director Dimitar Kotsev - Shosho will be screened at the first Bulgarian cinema festival in France. The organizers of the 2017 Festival of Bulgarian Cinema have also added some of the most impressive Bulgarian short films, many of which have won prestigious cinema awards. Visitors will revisit the plots of films such as The Blind Vaisha by Teodor Ushev, Love by Boya Harizanova, On Red, Love by Rolls, Torn Flowers, The Son and With Such Power I I dreamed of you. " The festival becomes a conduit of Bulgarian cinema to European citizens and has several goals. The main thing for the organizers is the introduction of French and foreign cinema fans with the original Bulgarian creativity, cultural exchange, and after a few events, to help the restoration of the emptied Bulgarian cinemas.
Discussion and discussion times are foreseen in the festival program, and everyone will have the opportunity to promote cultural exchange and filmmaking.
The festival will take place on 1 and 2 June, at the cinema "Christine 21" nestled in the heart of Saint-Germain-de-Pre.
Genre: Drama / Novel / Mystery
Duration: 96 minutes
Director: Andrey Andonov
Actors: Gergana Pletnyova, Silvia Petkova, Stoyan Radev, Christian Milatinov, Yordanka Angelova
Synopsis: Vera is a young psychologist who returns to the Rhodope Mountains to take care of the estate left behind by her deceased father. During the weekends, her boyfriend, Tony, and her friend Tanya arrive, but instead of making peace, tension is created between them. Nicky and Lily suddenly arrive, who are staying in the villa next door. Niki has bought the land around Vera's house and is ready to buy anything for her. Faith needs support and empathy, but in the coming days, her organized life begins to change with remarkable consequences.
Duration: 95 minutes
Director: Dimitar Kotsev - Shosho
Actors: Alexandra Kostova, Radina Borshosh, Julian Vergov, Ana Papadopulu, Radena Valkanova, Leonid Yovchev, Valentin Ganev
Awards: Sofia Film Festival 2016; Audience Award…
Synopsis: The movie "Monkey" is a story about two half-sisters Iva (Radina Borshosh) and Maya (Alexandra Kostova), who have a common father Andrey (Julian Vergov). Wandering through the emotional amplitudes of teenagers, fantasies and fears, the two girls survive, each according to its own rules.
SHORT FILM FILMS
Duration: 24 minutes
Director: Boya Harizanov
Actors: Victor Ivanov, Katerina Robova, Nikola Pashov
Awards: So Independent Film Festival, Sofia; best short film; Sapporo International Short Film Festival; Best Director ...
Synopsis: Thirty-year-old Boris arrives in a Rhodope village to meet his grandparents and his deceased friend Radko, who died in an accident abroad, and to return his belongings. Grandma Todorka knows of his death, but hides this from her husband so that he does not impair his health and asks Boris not to tell him. The next day, when he leaves the village, Grandpa Atanas tells him that…
Title: Blind Vaisha
Duration: 8 minutes
Director: Theodore Ushev
Awards: Canadian Screens; Best short animation ...
Synopsis: An eight-minute 3D story tells the life of Vaisha, a girl who cannot live in the present. The reason is that with one eye he sees the past and the other with the future. The tape shows how Vaisha sees her mother as a child in the present and an older woman in the future. The heroine of Georgi Gospodinov is split between who to marry - whether the young man or the old man. And the director Theodor Ushev says that he has long wanted to make a movie about the powerlessness of living now.
Duration: 21 minutes
Director: Tom Vasharov
Actors: Tsvetan Daskalov, Plamena Getova, Valcho Kamarashev, Yavor Borisov, Nikolay Varbanov, Janet Yovcheva, Boris Kashev, Georgi Sirkatov
Awards: Sofia Film Festival 2016;
Best Short Bulgarian Film; International Short Film Festival "In The Palace", Balchik ...
Synopsis: In a small Bulgarian settlement, a bus stops at the only intersection whose traffic light is blocked in red. Stoyan, the bus driver, refuses to move forward, causing conflict. A story about the ridiculous side of apathy, selfishness and loneliness in a social world where compliance is a kind of misunderstanding.
Headline: Love With Rolls
Duration: 6 minutes
Directors: Asya Kovanov, Andrey Kulev
Awards: Bulgarian Film Academy; Best short animation; Golden Documentary Festival of Bulgarian Documentary and Animation 2015; Best Animated Movie…
Synopsis: It's about love. Forecast - sunny with showers.
Headline: "With such power I dreamed of you"
Duration: 3 minutes
Director: Emma Vakarelova
Synopsis: A Movie on the Horizon of Impossible Love ... an adaptation of Robert Desnos's poem - "With such power I dreamed of you" ("J'ai tant rêvé de toi")
Title: The Son
Duration: 29 minutes
Director: Hristo Simeonov
Actors: Alexander Emilov, Borislav Rusev, Ivelina Stefanova, Plamen Stefanova, Lyubomir Stefanov, Lily's Dog
Awards: European Cinema Festival, Lecce; Best Movie; Best Director; 33-th Golden Rose Festival of Bulgarian Feature Films; Best Short Film…
Synopsis: Django is an eleven year old boy living with his family in an abandoned van near a railroad. Every morning, his father jumps on the buffers of passing freight trains to find food and work in the nearby town. The harsh lessons of the father must prepare the son to cope with the difficulties of life that awaits him.
Title: Torn Flowers
Duration: 29 minutes
Director: Kateryna Borisova
Cast: Polina Nedkova, Ahmed Yumer, Hristo Bonin, Yordanka Stefanova, Robert Yanakiev and others.
Awards: New Wave International Student Film Festival; Best Bulgarian Film; North Carolina International Film Awards; Best Director ...
Synopsis: A hospital is housed in a hospital that believes it is a flower. The infant Ida, who is preparing for a kidney transplant, befriends him, wanting to spend an unforgettable, and perhaps last, evening. Accidentally heard secrets endanger both of their lives.