Binka: To Tell a Story About Silence

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Binka: To Tell a Story About Silence
Бинка. Да разкажеш приказка за мълчанието
Directed by Elka Nikolova
Produced by Stanimir Trifonov
Written by Elka Nikolova
Music by Rumen Boyadzhiev
  • Christo Bakalov
  • Vanyo Georgiev
Vreme Film Studio
Release date
Running time
48 minutes
Country Bulgaria
Language Bulgarian

Binka: To Tell a Story about Silence (Bulgarian Бинка. Да разкажеш приказка за мълчанието) is a 2006 documentary film directed by Elka Nikolova.[1] It is 48 minutes in length, and was released in Bulgaria in 2006 and in the United States in 2007.[2]

The topic of the film is the life and struggles of Bulgaria's first film director Binka Zhelyazkova during difficult times politically.[3] The documentary premiered in New York, at the Museum of Modern Art, on April 4, 2007.[4][5] Later it was shown at many vanues such as the Russian Cultural Center In Houston, Texas,[6] Brave Festival in Wrocław,[7] and was also shown at the 2007 South East European Film Festival in Los Angeles, California where it won the Audience Award for best documentary film; it won the award for Best Debut Film at the 2007 Golden Rython Festival for Nonfeature Films; and was also featured in Montreal, Quebec's International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA).[8]

The film is archived in the Bulgarian National Film Center.[9]


External links[edit]

Binka: To Tell a Story About Silence on IMDb