08-11-2007

Bulgarian film wins international documentary award

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A Bulgarian film, A Movie Buff at the Turn of the Century by director Petar Odadjiev, was named best international documentary at the New York Independent Film and Video festival, one of the world's biggest movie forums.

The Bulgarian film competed against 230 films from 60 countries and is the first Bulgarian film to win the award, which was announced Nov. 2.

The director was invited to present his next project at the American Film Market in California which is taking place this week.