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Iglika Triffonova

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Iglika Triffonova

Iglika Triffonova

Iglika Triffonova studied film & TV at the National Academy of Theatre and Film Art in Sofia. Her career began with a series of documentaries, the first being Year of 1990, documenting the year after the fall of the Berlin wall. The film was selected by numerous festivals (Marseilles, Oberhausen, Potsdam) and won First Prize at "Prix Futura", Berlin, 1991. Among her other works of this time are Possible Distances (1992), about the distances separating a Bulgarian man and a Turkish woman – called by the critics a “documentary love story” – and Murder Stories (1993), being the confessions of three men who have committed murder – the film was at Marseilles and Mannheim and was awarded The Golden Rose for Best Bulgarian Documentary in 1994. The film played an important role in forming the public opinion during the debate against the death penalty held in Bulgarian in the early 90s and had a strong influence on the themes contained in The Investigation. Her first feature was Letter To America (2000), and was awarded 9 national prizes and was selected by over 45 international festivals. The Investigation (2006) is her 2nd feature. It has been awarded 11 national prizes and 7 international awards so far. Iglika lives in Sofia with her husband, the actor Hristo Gurbov.

 

Filmography

Year of 1990  (1990), Possible Distances (1992), Murder Stories (1993), Letter to America (2001), Investigation (2006), Deep Violet (2008), 15 (2008), The Prosecutor, The Defender, The Father and His Son (2015).

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