Stars of Bulgarian Cinema

On 1 March, the Synthesis gallery and the Bulgarian National Film Archive launched an exhibit of photographic portraits of Bulgarian actors, taken during the shootings of films, most of which have now become hits and turned into classical Bulgarian films [[1]]. Shot in the period between 1956 and 1972, the exhibition showcases over 60 portraits, carefully selected and digitalized by Kalin Ruichev, of stars like Apostol Karamitev, Ginka Stancheva, Georgi Kaloyanchev, Stefan Danailov, Nevena Kokanova, Petar Slabakov, Katya Paskaleva, Grigor Vachkov, Georgi Georgiev-Gets, Doroteya Toncheva and many others. The black and white portraits are accompanied by a text and information about the actors, the films and the photos, that were used as a basis for the portraits. They are Zhenny Valova, Irina Peeva, Lote Mihaylova, Ivanka (Zhana) Karayordanova, Milka Russinova, Donka Yotova.

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