Нина | Nina

Bulgaria 2019. Director: Hristo Simeonov. 19 Min. Fiction.
Bulgarian / Romanian Original with English subtitles. Released for audiences from 6 years of age.

Nina makes it through, she lets the tough Vassil teach her how to steal. She confides in her friend, the stray dog, her plan to escape one day – but then she is caught robbing a friendly woman. (WB)


Hristo Simeonov (*1985, Bulgaria) is a graduate of the Berlinale and Sarajevo Talents. His cooperation with human rights organizations in Bulgaria has resulted in several documentaries and videos on social issues. His previous short films have been shown at numerous international festivals. His debut short film, THE SON, won, among others, the short film main prize at the Cottbus Film Festival. NINA is his fifth short film and his feature film debut is in development.  

Filmography (Selection):

2019 NINA (Short film) | 2018 DIMO’S FOREST (Short film) | 2015 THE SON (Short film)