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2000: A Documentary Science Fiction

The film reflects a look into the year 2000, full of socialistic pathos and optimism of the mid 70’s. Visionary documentary filmmaking and down-to-earth science fiction unite in TV genre, which is to prepare society for the new form of living in the future. Suggesting that by that time people will be staying in spaceships and the line between human and robot will disappear.

Andrey Paounov

Director and scriptwriter Andrey Paounov was born in 1974 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He was a bartender in Prague, a cook in Washington DC, a gardener in Toronto, a boom operator in New York, and an accounting clerk in San Francisco. In June 2000 Andrey Paounov graduated from the Bulgarian National Academy for Theater and Film Arts (NATFIZ). He is a well known documentary director, winning the Silver Wolf at IDFA in 2004 for his debut feature Georgi and the Butterflies. His second feature The Mosquito Problem and other stories was included in the 46th International Critic's Week of the Cannes Film Festival in 2007.


Director and Scriptwriter: Andrey Paounov  
Cinematography: Georgi Bogdanov  Boris Missirkov
Music: Ivo Paunov
Film Editing: Andrey Paounov
Producer: Martichka Bozhilova
Production: AGITPRO
Bulgaria, 2008, 7 min.