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Adela Peeva – 45 years of creative activity

Adela Peeva – 45 years of creative activity

Adela Peeva is a Bulgarian producer and filmmaker with a remarkable biography. Her film “Whose is this song?” and “Divorce Albanian Style” received acclaims with the nomination of the European Film Academy (EFA) for best European film. Prior to 1990, she worked as a director for television channels in former Yugoslavia. Later in her career, she worked at the documentary film studio “VREME” where she produced more than 50 documentaries and with film Studio “BOYANA” – she made the feature film “The Neighbour”. Her films from that period:  “Mothers” – with the prize “Silver Rhyton” and “In the name of sport” – with the award of critics of the National Festival of non-feature films “Golden Riton” in Plovdiv, were banned by socialist governments.  After 1991  Adela Peeva established her own production house “Adela Media”. She produced over 30 documentaries in collaboration with partners from Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Finland, Denmark, Belgium, Sweden and Turkey and TV channels ZDF / ARTE, RBB / ARTE, RTBF, WDR, YLE / TV1, TV-Facta, Synevizion Film. In 2015, with the support of Sofia Municipality, she created the site , dedicated to women film directors in the Bulgarian film art.

Sofia creative city cinema UNESCO

On 01.12.2014, Sofia joins the network of creative cities of UNESCO, and was awarded the title "City of Film". The certificate was presented by the Director General of the International Organisation Mrs. Irina Bokova, the Mayor of Sofia Mrs. Yordanka Fandoukova


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