Documentary film series “This is Bulgaria”
There is a place in the world where the mists of spring engulf green mountain peaks, while long-forgotten kings slumber in the valleys below them. A place where the sun illuminates the crumbling ruins of empires that perished long ago and wild forests that still echo with the footsteps of mighty warriors. A land that hides golden treasures. A land of magic, abandoned shrines, spring flowers and small streams that become mighty rivers. A land that combines its vast mountains, fertile plains, steep shores and small mountain villages in a supernatural symbiosis of drama, beauty and grandeur. Such a place always impresses and amazes, and it’s a place you can rediscover every day. This is Bulgaria.
The project “This is Bulgaria” started in 2010 year and managed to achieve what its creators are not and dare to dream: teams anywhere receive support and assistance from the local government institutions and individuals. All are inspired by the idea that will be filmed videokatalog of our country Bulgaria to be able to know each other better and to store information about its riches for the generations that come after us. In “This is Bulgaria” were filmed natural sites, nature reserves, archaeological excavations and of course the people of modern Bulgaria. ….
“This is Bulgaria” consist 12 movies, each one approx. 29 min. long. This is the first documentary series, exclusively devoted to Bulgaria. Shot over the course of three years, entirely in fullHD, it features breath-taking land, aerial and water shots. The colours of the four seasons are revealed in the most beautiful, unknown and mysterious places. Fascinating stories of empires and disasters are mixed with ancient rituals and well-kept secrets. Experience the culture, nature and traditions of an enigmatic people with an extraordinary and intriguing fate.