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The Good Postman

Hyvä postimies

Finland, Bulgaria | 2016 | 82 min. | PG

The Good Postman

Hyvä postimies

Finland, Bulgaria | 2016 | 82 min. | PG

Synopsis

A small and stubborn Bulgarian village facing the Turkish border has been resisting foreign invaders since the times of the Roman and Ottoman Empires. Now its electorate of 38 elderly Bulgarians found themselves in the middle of European crisis, as at night asylum seekers sneak across the border causing fear and unrest. Postman Ivan has a new political vision. He decides to run for mayor to bring the dying village to life by welcoming refugees.

 

 

Festivals:

IDFA, 2016

Sundance IFF, 2017

Trieste IFF, 2017 – Best Documentary

Tampere IFF, 2017 – Special Mention

Millennium docs Against Gravity, 2017 – Special Mention

DocAviv FF, 2017

Göteborg FF, 2017

 

 

Language: Bulgarian

Subtitles: Lithuanian, English

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Director: Tonislav Hristov

Cinematography: Orlin Ruevski

Editing: Nikolai Hartmann, Tonislav Hristov

Producers: Kaarle Aho, Kai Nordberg

Presented by

Director

Tonislav Hristov

Filmography: Family Fortune (2009), Rules of Single Life (2011), Soul Food Stories (2013), Love & Engineering (2014), Once Upon a Dream - A Journey to the Last Spaghetti Western / 2015).

October 13, 21:00
Forum Cinemas Vingis 4th Hall. Vilnius.

October 13

21:00

Forum Cinemas Vingis 4th Hall. Vilnius.

October 20, 17:30
Skalvija. Vilnius.

October 20

17:30

Skalvija. Vilnius.

October 25, 20:30
Kultūros fabrikas. Klaipėda.

October 25

20:30

Kultūros fabrikas. Klaipėda.

October 27, 16:00
Birutės Baltrušaitytės Public Library. Tauragė.

October 27

16:00

Birutės Baltrušaitytės Public Library. Tauragė.

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