BULGARIA IS A BIG MISTAKE TOO| 1hr : 27mins
Director: Stoyan Radev | Producer: Front Film Ltd
Focus Years: 2014 | Country: Bulgaria
A documentary focused on the transitional years from the totalitarian regime to democracy in Bulgaria. A thorough interpretation of the period as a reference note to world-famous French philosopher and sociologist Jean Baudrillardâ€™s notion of â€˜simulationâ€™. The filmâ€™s title is an ironic extension of Sigmund Freudâ€™s famous quote, "America is a mistake, admittedly a gigantic mistake", which implies the Austrian scientistâ€™s disappointment from empty American life in which money is the utmost value.
The documentary consists of interviews with public figures, active in zones with the highest intensity of simulation â€“ politics, business, media, churchâ€¦
Among the interviewees are Dr Lyubomir Kanov, Prof. Mihail Nedelchev, Andrey Raychev, Krasimir Gergov, Yavor Dachkov, Prof. Bogdan Bogdanov, Boris Velchev, Hristo Stoichkov, Nikolay Kolev-Bosiya, Slavi Binev, Prof. Kalin Yanakiev, and Georgi Gospodinov.