63 films, 36 classes, 8 dayswhich give the viewers the chance, fully freed from cost, to expertise cinema collectively, however to expertise it independently – that is what the brand new Nationwide Competition of Bulgarian Cinema gives. It began on Could 2 and can proceed till the ninth with full-day screenings on the Cinema Home.
The competition revives the traditions of the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers by presenting Vasil Gendov Awardsstarted its historical past in 1975.
The competition will current one of the best of the brand new Bulgarian cinema, created 18 months in the past, and can award one of the best within the guild on the identical time in numerous classes based mostly on professions, a part of the method of creating a movie. – one thing that at this stage our native movie festivals haven’t finished. For this function, one of the best practices are borrowed from the precept of movie academies and competition codecs.
Named after the founding father of Bulgarian cinema Vasil Gendov, the Nationwide Movie Competition has set itself a number of fundamental duties that it’ll try for with every competition day of this and every subsequent version, specifically:
• to strengthen the connection between movie works and their viewers;
• to advertise the achievements of Bulgarian cinema by honoring its professionals;
• to stimulate the work of filmmakers, and this contains everybody concerned in movie manufacturing in our nation;
• to extend the self-confidence of filmmakers in our nation;
• to draw the eye of younger viewers, in whose hearts the flame of cinema can burn the strongest.
With its wealthy program, its standards for good Bulgarian cinematography, with the notion of cinema as a trigger with excessive objectives, with its authoritative jury, the biggest movie discussion board in our nation enters deep into the world the place the viewer sees his reflection, that of man to him, but in addition of the entire society of which he is a component.
He’ll award one of the best movies in three competitors sections: characteristic, documentary and animated movies. The work of our movie theorists and critics additionally finds a spot among the many achievements. There’s additionally a Particular Award for total creativity.
The chairmen of the jury are Petar Valchanov (characteristic movie), Andrey Paunov (documentary movie) and Zlatan Radev (animated movie), and members – well-known administrators, cameramen, actors, screenwriters, movie theorists and critics.
Among the many movies that discover a place in this system of the competition, we discover well-known and a few already awarded titles. In characteristic movies, for instance, these are “January” by Andrei Paunov, “Ladies actually cry” by Vessela Kazakova and Mina Mileva, “German classes” by Pavel Vesnakov, “Petya na moya Petya” by Alexander Kyosev, “Within the coronary heart of the machine” of Martin Makariev, “February” by Kamen Kalev, “Fishbone” by Dragomir Sholev, “The Bare Reality concerning the group” Zhiguli “by Viktor Bozhinov, and so forth. Among the many documentaries are” Life from Life “by Stefan Komandarev,” The Second Liberation ” by Svetoslav Ovcharov, “Geo Milev – within the Labyrinth of Time” by Kostadin Bonev and “Silent Heritage” by Petya Nakova. Svilen Dimitrov and Gergana Simeonova’s debut in Hristo Smirnenski’s poem “Winter Evenings” The competition additionally gives many and assorted brief movies.
This system additionally contains particular grasp courses by administrators Andrey Paunov and Kamen Kalev.
The prizes themselves will likely be awarded to official ceremony on the Nationwide Theater on Could 15to which the visitor of honor would be the legend of the world Krzysztof Zanussi.
Nevertheless, who’re our native filmmakers in the present day, what future awaits them and what improvement is the movie language present process? The solutions are given by the director of the Nationwide Competition of Bulgarian Cinema Katerina Lambrinova.
How complete is the image of the brand new Bulgarian cinema, which the newly created movie discussion board paints, and what place our native movie critics occupy in it, says the competition’s programmer – the movie critic Genoveva Dimitrova.
What concerning the classes, oxygen and methods of promoting in Bulgarian cinema will be realized from this identical image and what are the factors for truthfulness and emotionality in cinema – says the director Petar Valchanov.
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