International Films Competition

Women Do Cry

Bulgaria, France 2021, 107 min.

Bulgarian, Heb. and Eng. Sub.

Dir. Mina Mileva, Vesela Kazakova

Screening Schedule:

Fri. 10/12 | 22:00 | Cinematheque

Fri. 17/12 | 12:00 | Cinematheque

A mother stork is shot down from a chimney. A woman suffering from postnatal depression nearly jumps off a balcony. A girl has to deal with the stigma of HIV. A mother looks for magic in the lunar calendar. Fragility and absurdity in this contemporary Bulgarian family are set against the backdrop of violent anti gender-equality protests. Based on a true story.

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