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Bulgaria (2019), 69 min.

Director: by Georgi ToshevSynopsis — за КАТАЛОГ:

In 1991 one man died of AIDS at a hospital in Paris. He is only 43 years old. The documentary tells the story of an artist who became world recognized during the Cold War era living as a cosmopolitan without escaping from Bulgaria and who managed to escape from State Security’s trap to make an amazing career and who demonstrated persistence and purposefulness is trying to put Bulgaria on the world music map.

This documentary is about a Bulgarian dream that came true. A story of a life that became a proof that the world applauds you when you are recognized in your homeland.

In 2018 conductor Emil Chakarov should have turned 70.