THE MEDAL

Bulgaria (2021), 14 min.

Directed by Slav Velkov

Shot during the first lockdown of 2020, “The medal” is a peeks into the world of the art medal, a genre that often goes unnoticed.

The medal as history, process and meaning.

The medal as art for the hand, that one can carry in their pocket.

With the participation of Nadia Rozeva, artist, Prof. Bogomil Nikolov, founder of the medal studio at the National Academy of Arts and Philip Atwood, former keeper of the Coins and Medals department at the British Museum.

The film is supported by the “Solidarity in Culture” program of Sofia Municipality and private funds.

OPENING SHORT FILM – “Master of Art” Film Festival – Spring edition

April 22, 2021, Cinema Lumiere, 19:30 h.