Bulgaria / United States 2016, 17 min, Bulgarian, Hebrew & English subtitles

The residents of Altimir are living a tail-end existence. The abandoned Bulgarian village is one of dozens that are gradually being erased from the map. After the end of Communism, the factories closed, the young people went away, and what do they have left? Disused gravel roads, empty civic buildings, and a few friends to help drown their sorrows in excellent homemade brandy.

Previous Festivals: Society for Visual Anthropology, New York Indie Doc Fest, Black Maria, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, American Documentary Film Festival, Seabastopol Doc Film Fest

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Director, Editing & Cinematography: Kay Hannahan
Production: Nadya Dimitrova And Tyler Hurley
Production Company: Lilybird Productions
World Sales: Tyler Hurley (tylerhurley@gmail.com)

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Kay Hannahan is a documentary filmmaker based in NYC. Her short films Altimir and Yordan have screened at venues such as NYC Indie Doc Fest, Big Sky, AmDocs, and Ethnografilm. Kay holds an MFA in Film & Media Arts from Temple University and a BA in Anthropology from Concordia University.