PLOVDIV: The 21st edition of the most important national film festival for documentary and animated films Golden Rhyton, which kicks off on 1 December 2014 in Plovdiv, will screen over 100 films during six days.
The two competition programmes include 55 films. There are 39 documentaries, from which 26 are supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center. From 16 animated films, 10 are supported by the same national institution. The Bulgarian National Television produced 11 competition films. The information programme includes 18 films.
As the main organizer of the Golden Rhyton NDAFF, the Bulgarian National Film Center offers two exceptional retrospectives: “90 years of Bulgarian alternative cinema” and “25 years of Bulgarian animated films”.
The screenings will take place in the fully renovated Lucky House of Cinema and all of them will be free.
The opening films will be the 1985 Palme d'Or winner Marriage by animation directors Slav Bakalov and Rumen Petkov and Adela Peeva’s 32 minutes documentary In the Name of Sport, shot in 1983, but banned until 1989.
Film director Stanimir Trifonov, who directed over 20 feature and documentary films, will head the national jury. The other members are eminent DoP Konstantin Zankov, well-known journalist and scriptwriter Emil Spahiiski, director of animated films Zvetomira Nikolova and the Plovdiv based art historian and curator Galina Lardeva.
The festival is organized under the umbrella of the Ministry of Culture and is supported by Plovdiv Municipality and the Creative Europe Media Programme.
The Bulgarian National Television is a co-organizer of the festival.
49,172Directed by Plamen PetkovProduced by Dimirtar GochevSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
No. 1 Tourism. The Black Sea QueenDirected by Marieta BobevaProduced by Marieta Bobeva, BNT2 Varna
Granny Tonka: Beyond the LegendDirected by Elena MashkovaProduced by Detelina Kamenova, BNT – Ruse
BORIS III : The King’s Mysterious DeathDirected by Nickolay ChadarovProduced by ТV7
Chasing the WindDirected by Petar OdadjievProduced by OdavisionSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
Three Square Metres of HistoryDirected by Valeri DobrevProduced by NFAC
The Magic Mirror of Lyuben ZidarovDirected by Maria NikolovaProduced by Gekkon – Penko Gelev
GinkaDirected by Antonia MilchevaProduced by New Bulgarian University
The Voice That Prays to God for BulgariaDirected by Rosen ElezovProduced by Bulgarian National Television
Citizen CinemaDirected by Kosta BikovProduced by Ivan Tonev, ARS Digital StudioSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
Dimitar Shishmanov: Points to PonderDirected by Ralitsa DimitrovaProduced by Geopoly FilmSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
Spirit and MatterDirected by Mihail VenkovProduced by Favourite VisionSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
Bulgaria is One Big Mistake TooDirected by Stoyan RadevProduced by Front Film LtdSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
JesusDirected by Boya HarizanovaProduced by NATFA
The Book of SilenceDirected by Anri KoulevProduced by Atract DMSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
London, BulgariaDirected by Rosen ElezovProduced by Bulgarian National Television
Love & Engineering (Finland/Germany/Bulgaria)Directed by Tonislav HristovProduced by Making Movies, Filmtank, AgitpropSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
Mona Lisa’s SummerDirected by Liza BoevaProduced by Izko Finzi, New Bulgarian University
Moskvitch ArtDirected by Smilen SavovProduced by ASEGA DREAM
The Dead Open the Eyes of the LivingDirected by Stanislava KalchevaProduced by Making Movies, Filmtank, AgitpropSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
Inside the RockDirected by Valentina Fidanova-KolarovaProduced by Bulgarian National Television
The Revenge: State Security’s Long ShadowDirected by Atanas KiryakovProduced by ARS Digital StudioSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
PenkoDirected by Vladimir IlievProduced by NFAC
The Last Black Sea PiratesDirected by Svetoslav StoyanovProduced by Agitprop
The Enlightening Life Story of Prosek BrothersDirected by Lubomir HalatchevProduced by Kadiak film – Lubomir HalatchevSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
The PioneerDirected by Petko GoranovProduced by Petko Goranov
A Journey to Isla NegraDirected by Desislava Shishmanova, Noncho NonchevProduced by BNT2 Plovdiv
A Grand PianoDirected by Valeri DobrevProduced by NFAC, Vladimir Iliev
The Walls of Europe: EastDirected by Hrisimir DanevProduced by Bulgarian National Television
The Walls of Europe: The FortressDirected by Hrisimir DanevProduced by Bulgarian National Television
Verse of OblivionDirected by Zahari SpasovProduced by Bulgarian National Television
Tall Ships: Sea OlympicsDirected by Marieta BobevaProduced by BNT2 Varna
Three CandlesDirected by Diana ZaharievaProduced by Didofilm Ltd, Gospodin NedeltchevSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
Colours of the VoiceDirected by Rossen ElezovProduced by Vaik – Valeriy KostovSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
Czech Glass in the PalaceDirected by Rumyana AngelakovaProduced by Bulgarian National Television
A Human (IVF)Directed by Asya AtanasovaProduced by NATFA
The Man from EuropeDirected by Vasil BarkovProduced by Magic MountSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
ListenDirected by Diana IvanovaProduced by Albena Kovatcheva, ActinkSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
I Am HappyDirected by Ralitsa DimitrovaProduced by Bulgarian National Television
Vector and LectorDirected by Sotir Gelev, Alexander FilipovProduced by Gekkon – Penko GelevSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
The Magic Cake of Auntie BantieDirected by Georgi Dimitrov, Svilen DimitrovProduced by Multfilm, Georgi DimitrovSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
The Day of the Bleeding GumsDirected by Dimitar DimitrovProduced by Dimitar Dimitrov – Animiter
IncidentDirected by Dimitar VelevProduced by New Bulgarian University
Grumpy Does RepairsDirected by Radostina Neykova, Sofiya IlievaProduced by Audiovisual OrpheusSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
PuddleDirected by Vera DonevaProduced by Nagual, Nastimir TsachevSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
A True Dance of LoveDirected by Daniel ChalakovProduced by Via MarketingSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
A Petty Morning CrimeDirected by Asparuh PetrovProduced by Vessela Dancheva – Compote CollectiveSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
PortalsDirected by Simeon SokerovProduced by Chaos Group & Studio Sokerov
A Story from the Woollen KingdomDirected by Angel ManovProduced by Gala FilmSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
DifferencesDirected by Kiril IvanovProduced by Vasil Marekov, Spektar 90Supported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
Dance of InannaDirected by Petar TopalovProduced by Full Moon Wolf Ltd – Pavel PavlovSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
TrafficDirected by Milen HalyovProduced by NATFA
HomoinsectusDirected by Stanislav VasilevProduced by Stanislav Vasilev
JanuaryDirected by Stoyan DukovProduced by TRIXI – Stoyan DukovSupported by Bulgarian National FiIm Centre
Pissed OffDirected by Ilian VelikovProduced by NATFA