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7 - Omnibus of 7 shorts

Eight directors explore the inner realms of seven characters in the beautiful ancient city of Plovdiv.


Bulgaria, 2019, 70 + 90 min

producers – Poli Angelova, Elena Mosholova and Nikolay Todorov

A SCREENING EMOTIONS production with the support of OF PLOVDIV 2019

 

Eight directors explore the inner realms of seven characters in the beautiful ancient city of Plovdiv.

 

Better Naturedir. Ralitza Petrova, 20 min

An unhappy, antisocial employee is forced to practice love and gratitude during a corporate volunteering day. But it's through an act of cruelty that she’s able to connect to another human being and experience a moment of true compassion.

 

Nina – dir. Hristo Simeonov, 20 min

Nina, a 13-year-old pickpocket with a sharp and wise look, is checking the content of a man`s wallet she has just stolen. She is staring at the unknown family pictures with curiosity and sadness... A little later, Nina is captured in her next attempt to steal. Surprisingly, the victim Yana refuses to surrender Nina to the police and decides to pay a little attention to the girl, taking her lunch.

 

Home Far Away – dir. Dimitar Kutmanov, 30 min

A solitary man wanders around the empty streets of Plovdiv in an attempt to return to his home. Meanwhile, the figures of his close ones roam the fragmented spaces in the house from his memories. As with every return, what is closest to the heart inevitably remains intangible.

 

Just Like Me – dir. Lyubomir Mladenov, 19 min

Vera receives a parcel with no name and address. The mysterious gift gets her deeper into the abyss of her consciousness, to the border between reality and the beyond.  There she meets Ivan, herguide through a labyrinth, whereVera’s survival is at stake.

 

Chimera – dir. Pavel G. Vesnakov, 19 min

31 years after Chernobyl disaster a man in Bulgaria finds a strange creature in his backyard. When the police fails to help him find its origin, he is forced to turn to God.

 

Endangered Species – dir. Nikolay Todorov, 27 min

A young artist is at a crossroads in her life. A married businessman offers her a marriage, and an unknown poet sends her weekly letters of poems written specifically for her. She goes to see an old friend from the art school, hoping he can understand her.

 

Duet – dir. Kristina Grozeva and Peter Valchanov, 25 min

Bibby’s best and only friend Theo lives on the roof. The two are so inseparable that Bibby can’t focus on anything else and her cello lessons suffer for it. Their carefree coexistence is about to change when Bibby meets a guitar-playing runaway teenager who has set up camp on the same roof.


An unhappy, antisocial employee is forced to practice love and gratitude during a corporate volunteering day. But it's through an act of cruelty that she’s able to connect to another human being and experience a moment of true compassion.

Screenings:
Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 19:00, Lumiere Lidl - Buy a ticket online

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