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Moving Stills

Moving Stills at Synthesis Gallery (12 March–8 April) is a mixed event combining a photo exhibition and screenings of documentaries by curator of photography and filmmaker Trisha Ziff, held jointly with this year’s edition of Sofia International Film Festival. The admission to the screenings at the PhotoSynthesis café is free. Photographs and information about the documentaries Chevolution (2008), La maleta mexicana …

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Nostalgia for the Sea

An exhibition of photographs, An Account of Nessebar, by architect Nikolay Popov (1914–1973) opened on 4 June 2018, ay Synthesis Gallery. Taken in 1957–1965, the black & white pictures take us back to the long gone days of the mid-twentieth century. On display are seventy photos, copied by the author himself, using the classical gelatin silver print technique, courtesy of his son, Boyan Popov. In his article on the show, …

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Golden Rose 2016: Seeking the golden mean or not?

I will spare readers further repetition by beginning this text with sketching out the key topics broached on several occasions during the festival and intensively repeated later as a response to the event: the issues of the competition selection, lack of spectators in the hall, but the higher average quality of the shorts and the growing sensitivity of young authors to social problems and humanism. Those willing to read about these may well surf the Web.

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