Irina

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2018, Bulgaria, 96 min., Col., 16+
Director: Nadejda Kosseva
Producer: Stefan Kitanov
Script writers: Svetoslav Ovcharov, Bojan Vuletic, Nadejda Kosseva
Cinematography: Kiril Prodanov
Editor: Nina Altaparmakova
Music: Petar Dundakov
Production: Art Fest
Produced with the support of
Bulgarian National Film Center
Cast: Martina Apostolova, Hristo Ushev,Irini Jambonas, Kasiel Noah Asher, Krassimir Dokov, Alexander Kossev

Awards
• BIFEST - Bari International Film Festival -2019 (Winner First and Second Feature Competition Award - Special Mention) Best Actress
• Hong Kong International Film Festival- 2019 Winner (Young Cinema Competition) Best Actress - International
• Cottbus Film Festival Of Young East European Cinema – 2018 Winner (Best Debut Film, Feature Film Competition )
• Warsaw International Film Festival 2018 Inte Winner (Ecumenical Jury Award And Special Jury Award) And Other


Irina is a part-time waitress in a small Bulgarian town. On the very same day when she is fired, her husband gets into a serious accident. Irina’s family is trapped in poverty. To make ends meet, she becomes a surrogate mother. Fights, despair and the seed of life growing in her belly bring on another wave to this rough and wrecked life. Slowly, Irina discovers what it means to love and to forgive.


Born in 1974 in Sofia, Bulgaria. After graduating from the Bulgarian National Film and Television Academy, Nadejda Koseva directed the short fiction novel THE RITUAL, part of the onmibus film LOST AND FOUND which premiered at FORUM Berlin IFF 2005. Nadejda Koseva’s next short fiction film OMELETTE won a Special mention at Sundance Film Festival 2009 among other awards worldwide. Her latest short film TAKE TWO traveled around the world after winning a Special mention at its premier at Sarajevo 2011. Her 1st feature film IRINA was selected in Warsaw IFF 2018 in its International Competition for world premiere.

AUGUST 23, FRIDAY

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  • 21:30Irina (2018, Dir.Nadejda Kosseva, Bulgaria, drama, 96 min.) 16+

AUGUST 27, TUESDAY

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  • 11:00Irina (2018, Dir.Nadejda Kosseva, Bulgaria, drama, 96 min.) 16+. Repeat