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THE JUDGEMENT Bulgarian Oscar Entry Wins Best Film at 2015 Heartland Film Festival

THE JUDGEMENT Bulgarian Oscar Entry Wins Best Film at 2015 Heartland Film Festival

The 2015 Heartland Film Festival which ran October 16 to 25, 2015, announced its full slate of winners. “The Judgment” (pictured above) Bulgarian entry in the foreign-language film category of the 2016 Academy Awards® wins $45,000 Grand Prize for Best Narrative Feature. “Romeo is Bleeding” wins $45,000 Grand Prize for Best Documentary Feature, “The Way of Tea” wins $5,000 Grand Prize for Best Narrative Short and “The 100 Years Show” wins $5,000 Grand Prize for Best […]

‘A Childhood’ ‘Volta à Terra’ ‘Underground Fragrance’ Win Gold Hugos at 51st Chicago International Film Festival

‘A Childhood’ ‘Volta à Terra’ ‘Underground Fragrance’ Win Gold Hugos at 51st Chicago International Film Festival

The French film A Childhood directed by Philippe Claudel won the Gold Hugo for Best Film at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival. In this tender, keenly observed look at growing up in poverty in small town France, 13-year-old Jimmy dreams of a bourgeois life with family vacations and games of tennis. Trapped in an unstable household with a drug-addicted mother and her criminal boyfriend, Jimmy is forced to grow up too quickly. Over the […]