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Stephan Komandarev

Stephan Komandarev

Bulgaria

Biography

Stephan Komandarev was born in 1966 in Sofia. He is a member of the Bulgarian Film Directors’ Association. In 1999 Stephan Komandarev founded the company Argo Film. In the beginning the company produced short films, TV spots and music videos. Its first documentary was the award-winning Alphabet of Hope (2003). Stephan Komandarev’s works include documentary and feature films. He is a lecturer at the Film Department of the New Bulgarian University (since 2008).


Filmography (selection)
Bread Over the Fence/ Hlyab nad ogradata (56´, Bulgaria, 2002)
Alphabet of Hope/ Azbuka na nadejdata (54´, Bulgaria, 2003)
The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner (105´, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Slovenia, Serbia, 2008)
The Town of Badante Women (70´, Bulgaria, 2009)
The Judgement (Bulgaria, 2014)

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The Town of Badante Women

The Town of Badante Women (Orig.) / 2009 / Bulgaria / 70 min

What the women of Varshets did not foreseen when they left is that they would encounter loneliness – the loneliness of someone who is held up in one place for 24 hours a day. And the pain from the separation with their children…

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