Presented by the Administration of the Old Town of Plovdiv
21:00 – 21:30
I Am Dreaming of Old People (2010) – a documentary by Adela Peeva and Iglika Mishkova.
The film tells the story of an old man – Bai Ivan from the village of Sushitsa – who is no longer able to wear his Kouker costume when the holiday of Starchov Den comes. His friend Decho has decided to make Bai Ivan a gift – a dummy which Decho will dress in Ivan’s costume, so that he can be with “the old fellas” once again when the holiday comes.
21:35 - 21.50
Ethnographic Impressions – a photography presentation by Hristo Yuskesseliev.
The Yuskesselievs are a family of outstanding photographers whose profession has been passed down four generations. Hristo Yuskesseliev works as a photo journalist and visual anthropologist.
22:00 - 23.00
Тhe Netsilik Eskimo Series – selected documentary footage – Assen Baliksi.
This 11-hour series follows the daily life of the Netsilik Eskimos from the Pelly Bay area in the Canadian Arctic. The sound track is made of the natural sounds of the region and the speech of the Eskimos, which has no translation to allow viewers maximum exposure to real life conditions.