Binka: To Tell a Story About Silence
Binka: To tell a Story about Silence is a documentary film about Bulgarian director Binka Zhelyazkova (1923 - 2011), made by the New-York based Bulgarian filmmaker Elka Nikolova, director and scriptwriter of the film.
The film took five years to make and includes materials from the Bulgarian National Film Archives and interviews with many of Zhelyazkova's collaborators and leading figures of the world cinema scene.
The documentary premiered Sofia in September 2006. On 4 April 2007 it was shown in New York at the Museum of Modern Art, and in the same year - at the 2007 South East European Film Festival in Los Angeles, where it won the Audience Award for best documentary film. The film won the award for Best Debut Film at the 2007 Golden Rhyton Festival of Bulgarian Documentary and Animated Film; and was also featured in Montreal, Quebec's International Festival of Films on Art in 2008.
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- Kasabova, Anelia Dr.