FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE

Bulgaria
| 2023
| 54 min.
| Documentary

Script: Krasimira Ivanova
Director: Pavel Pavlov
Cinematography: Delyan Georgiev

Production: Full Moon Wolf LLC – Pavel Pavlov

Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center

An attempt to revive the taste for quality, in-depth and insightful Bulgarian documentary cinema. Expressing their respect for the doyen of the genre, Yuliy Stoyanov, and speaking of the lessons learned and of making sense of the difficulties, prominent Bulgarian figures in the field of cinema elevate the significance of living a dignified life.

PAVEL PAVLOV is a film director and the producer of more than forty feature, documentary and animated film projects, supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center, Bulgarian National Television and the Sofia Municipality Culture Programme. He served as Head of the Video and Post-production Department (2008–19), organising and managing the technological process of digitalisation and restoration of fifteen Bulgarian feature films at Audiovideo Orpheus, Sofia. He also lectured in film editing at the Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (2013–19).

Festivals & Awards: 2023 Vasil Gendov Award from the Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers