SILENCE WITH DIGNITY

2020, 60, documentary

А film about the life and work of the famous couple of filmmakers, Irina Aktasheva and Hristo Piskov; about their emblematic films and those whose realisation was banned; about the criteria for classifying a film as ‘dangerous’ under communism, the mechanisms of censorship, their persistence and creative survival. ADELA PEEVA is a documentary film director and producer. Her films have received national and international awards and broadcasted on TV in Europe, Asia and America. Whose Is This Song and Divorce Albanian Style were nominated by European Film Academy for Best European Documentary. ANTONIY DONCHEV is a writer/director of over twenty documentaries and feature films, selected for a number of festivals and winning awards, including Best Film and Best Director. A member of festival juries, e.g. Oberhausen ISFF. Recently, he has been working on projects of Adela Media Production Company. Festivals & Awards: Apollonia Art Festival, 2020; History Film Festival, Rijeka, Croatia, 2020; IFF Sofia, 2020
Script: Adela Peeva, Luciena Krumova
Director: Adela Peeva
Co-Director: Antoniy Donchev
Cinematography: Emil Topuzov
Production: Adela Media – Adela Peeva
Supported by Bulgarian National Film Center, Culture Programme of Sofia Municipality
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