Bulgarian Film Festival 2013: Shorts, 2/23/13 @ 7PM
NY-Bulgarian Film Festival will take place in Tribeca Cinemas February 19 – 23Th, 2013. (http://
Bulgarian, 90 min.
Language: English, Bulgarian
Award winning shorts by Plamen Dimitrov, Krassimir Simeonov, Neda Morfova, Pavel G. Vesnakov, Neshka Karadzhinska and Smilen Savov.
Dream for Happiness
2012, 3 min.
Directed by Plamen Dimitrov
Starring: Plamen Dimitrov, Veronika Desova
A man confined to the wheelchair for the rest of his life is visited by his granddaughter. Pictures, sounds, smells, memories, the girl knows what her grandpa once loved. Are we going to see the miraculous result of the blustering emotions in the man’s trapped body or is this going to be just an outdated film, a happy illusion, a dream…?
Reporteen 2012 – Jury Prize for best videoclip
2012, 12 min.
Directed by Krassimir Simeonov
Starring: Karolina Humlova, Boyan Simeonov
An impression about a children’s couple adventures in probably the most beautiful city in the world. With a lot of spring, life and love!
Special prize at 13-th Art Amphora Fest, Nessebar 2012
2012, 15 min.
Directed by Neda Morfova
Starring: Kalina Stancheva, Veselin Anchev, Juri Rahnev
A 15-year-old girl has been caught at a bar after 10pm. Her careless parents are not able to pick her up from the police office so a bored police detective decides to drive her home although that is against the rules. This film is about the reletionship development between two lonely strangers during a 10-minute real time drive.
Sofia International Film Festival 2012 – Jameson award for best Bulgarian short film.
The Paraffin Prince
2012, 23 min.
Directed by Pavel G. Vesnakov
Starring: Aleksander Aleksiev, Valeri Yordanov, Yana Titova
When Yavor realizes that his world is falling apart, the first thing that strikes his mind is the need to meet his best friend Ferti – in the neighborhood where they have grown up together. Driven to desperation the two boys find comfort in memories and drugs.
Golden Rose 2012 – Best short film
“In The Palace” International Short Film Festival 2012 – Award for best Bulgarian Short Film,
Sarajevo International Film Festival 2012 – 1st special mention award
2011, 9 min.
Directed by Neshka Karadzhinska
Starring: Kalin Sarmenov, Bistra Tuparova
The owner of the pawnshop, Kalin Banderov, turns out to be a very unpleasant man. The old lady, who appears mysteriously, makes him irritated. But, what does she want from him, actually? What she brings is priceless, a family treasure, heritage…
Award for Best First Short Film – Cyprus International Film Festival,2011
Diploma for Specific Individual Achievements For Neshka Karadzhinska – Bulgarian Feature Film Festival Golden Rose, Varna, Bulgaria, 2011
Special Mention for Best International Short Film – Hull International Short Film Festival Glimmer, United Kingdom, 2011
Special Mention for Best Film Production – Short Film Festival Short Form, Gornji Milanovac, Republic of Serbia, 2011
2011, 17 min.
Directed by Pavel G. Vesnakov
Starring: Antoaneta Petrova, Balcho Balchev, Ianko Velkov-Ianec, Simeon Kyossev
Tony, a 45-year-old dishwasher, finds herself with no money after she doesn’t get her salary. When faced with despondency, a mother does whatever it takes to make her child happy.
Sofia International Film Festival 2011 – Jameson award for best Bulgarian short film.
“In The Palace” International Short Film Festival 2011 – award for best Bulgarian Short Film
2012, 7 min.
Directed by Smilen Savov
Starring: Irmena Chichikova, Kalin Yavorov, Stanislava Kotseva
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