(UN)CONSCIOUS BY MARTIN MARKOV

“Life resides in the pauses between inhaling and exhaling.” This short drama tells an interesting story of two people whose hectic lives are suddenly interrupted by an unexpected fainting of an older citizen. They both have to be somewhere, but someone should wait for the ambulance. A delay could ruin the woman’s musical career and…

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BATMOBILE BY DEYAN BARAREV

“Do you know what I remember, Batman? I remember you did nothing when you found out my mother was cheating! And kept doing nothing, when she left and took everything!” This idiosyncratic comedy about a relationship between a father and a son is a noteworthy film that catches your attention. Batmobile is not the kind…

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Speechless by Robin Polak

„A touching reminder of innocence and the power of family“ JULIEN DUBUQUE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Timeless, impactful and to the point. Just how short films should be. Speechless is a simple story about a boy in a toy store. He is alone, he doesn’t understand, but he is like all the other kids in the…

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Leaving Your Heart in Balchik

Balchik is not a place that is well known or famous. However, the world turns in mysterious ways and I found myself here in this old town on the coast of the Black Sea. At first look, the city does not seem to offer much but the truth is that if you are willing to…

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Behind the Tribal Dance

Stay tuned on for more. “In the Palace” is a festival that includes serious preparation before it begins. Everybody is getting ready for the festival, Directors, the weather, the city and also the volunteers of the festival. A group of volunteers are like Santa’s little helpers who help with all the preparations starting from promotions…

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People in Balchik.

When thinking about Bulgaria you must think of the people who live there. You have to explore their everyday life and journeys. Some are spending their days in the capital city Sofia and capturing the special feeling you can only catch in the capital. Others are enjoying peaceful moments on the coast of the Black…

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The Beautiful and The Abandoned

I often wonder: if walls could speak – what would they say? About the life that happens, about the people that are around; about the locals and us, the foreigners, tourists and vagabonds that pass by…? Most often, the visitors who come around, (not travelers!) don’t see the whole picture they are drawn into. They…

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Balchik in Brief…

Balchik is a picturesque Black Sea coastal town, of almost 14,000 residents, in the Southern Dobruja area of northeastern Bulgaria. It spreads itself over the many scenic hills and cliffs which surround this area of coast. Although its natural beauty and rural feel still remain, it now has numerous restaurants serving fresh fish, bars offering…

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