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     2021 International Short Documentary Film Competition / Popular

    Bulgaria/France, 2019, 23’
    Scriptwriter and Director: Bojina Panayotova

    Sofia, 13 June 2014. As every day, Ivan returns to the building from which he
    was evicted. He comes to feed his children, Gigi, and Sara, two stray dogs who
    still live there. But that morning, the dogs disappeared. Ivan embarks on a
    desperate quest through the Bulgarian capital to find the dogs.

    Bojina Panayotova was born in Bulgaria in 1982. After the Berlin wall fell, at
    the age of eight, she emigrated with her family to France. After studying
    philosophy at the Ecole Normale Supérieure and cinema at La Fémis, she
    returned to Bulgaria and began to make “wild” films. She also works with
    director Boris Lojkine as screenwriter and script consultant. Her first
    feature documentary, I SEE RED PEOPLE, screened in the Berlinale Panorama
    section. THE BUILDING OF BRAVES has awards from the festivals Cinema Du reel
    and Ghent International Film Festival.

    Screening: 19.09.2021, 13:30h, Chitalishte “Hristo Botev”

    • Listing ID: 1023