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Bulgarian documentary receives first prize at festival in Bolivia

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The Bulgarian documentary “Controlled Breaths of Air” won first place award at Black Cat Award International Film Festival in Bolivia. The festival showcases art and humanity and all revenues from screenings will be donated to Ukraine. The money will go to a special fund set up in the name of Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvaderavicius, killed in March 2022, while he was trying to leave Mariupol. 

The documentary “Controlled Breaths of Air” by director Efemia Fard is about three women who become victims of domestic violence. The documentary won awards in Bulgaria, Iran, Ukraine and the US.


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