ДЗИФТ

ZIFT

Directed by Javor Gardev

Script by Vladislav Todorov

D.O.P. Emil Christov

Music by Kalin Nikolov

Art Directors Nikola Toromanov & Daniela Liahova

Produced by Miramar Film (Bulgaria)

Georgi Dimitrov, Ilian Djevelekov, Matey Konstantinov

Co-produced by Bulgarian National Film Center

Co-produced by Bulgarian National Television

World Sales by Monte Cristo Films International (USA)

International Film Festival Selections: 54

Awards: 19

Broadcasted by HBO, Independent Film Channel & Sundance Channel

Released in 2008


Official Website:

www.ziftthemovie.com


Buy “ZIFT” DVD (English Subtitles) on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Zift-Sub-Zahary-Baharov/dp/B003IISTF4

 

ZIFT / PIRATE DVD / China

ZIFT / POSTER / Russia

ZIFT International Awards & Prizes / 2008-2009



“Silver St. George” Best Director Award - Javor Gardev

(Moscow International Film Festival, Moscow, Russia, 2008)

Cinephile Clubs Federation Award - Best Film

(Moscow International Film Festival, Moscow, Russia, 2008)

The Special Jury Award

(International Festival “Golden Chest”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 2008)

“Academica 21” Award - Director’s Achievement - Javor Gardev

(International Festival “Golden Chest”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 2008)

Best D.O.P. Prize - Emil Christov

(International Festival “Golden Chest”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 2008)

“Galya Bachvarova” Prize - Director’s Achievement  - Javor Gardev

(International Festival “Golden Chest”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 2008)

“Golden Rose” Award - Best Feature Film

(“Golden Rose” Film Festival, Varna, Bulgaria, 2009)

Best Actor in a Leading Role - Mihail Mutafov

(“Golden Rose” Film Festival, Varna, Bulgaria, 2009)

Best D.O.P - Emil Christov

(“Golden Rose” Film Festival, Varna, Bulgaria, 2009)

Best Editor - Kevork Aslanyan

(“Golden Rose” Film Festival, Varna, Bulgaria, 2009)

Special Prize of the Film Critics Association

(“Golden Rose” Film Festival, Varna, Bulgaria, 2009)

Producer’s Prize bestowed by New Boyana Film

(“Golden Rose” Film Festival, Varna, Bulgaria, 2009)

The Special Award of the International Jury

(International Sofia Film Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2009)

Kodak Award - Best Bulgarian Feature Film

(International Sofia Film Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2009)

Best Director Award - Javor Gardev

(“Cinema Spring” International Film Festival, Vilnius, Litvania, 2009)

Special Mention - Courageous & Original Director’s Debut - Javor Gardev

(“GoEast” Film Festival, Wiesbaden, Germany, 2009)

International Critics Jury Tolerance Award

(Palic European Film Festival, Subotica, Serbia, 2009)

Best Actor in a Leading Role Award - Zachary Baharov

(Chungmuro International Film Festival, Seoul, South Korea 2009)

“Tohno” Award

(Salerno International Film Festival, Salerno, Italy, 2009)




ZIFT International Festival Selections / 2008-2009



Moscow International Film Festival /19 - 28 June 2008/

Main Coimpetition Selection


Toronto International Film Festival /4 - 13 September 2008/

Discovery Competition Selection


International TV Film Festival “Golden Chest”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria /21 - 27 Sept. 2008/

Competition Selection


Reykjavik International Film Festival 2008 /25 September - 5 October 2008/

New Visions Selection


Bulgarian Feature Film Festival “Golden rose”, Varna, Bulgaria /3 - 9 October 2008/

Competition Selection


Festival Du Nouveau Cinema, Montréal 2008 /8 - 19 October 2008/

Main Competition Selection


Zagreb Film Festival, Croatia /19 - 25 October 2008/

Main Competition Selection


Kiev International Film Festival “Molodist”  /18 - 26 October 2008/

“Festival of Festivals” Selection


Seville European Film Festival /7 - 15 November 2008/

European Film Awards Competition


Mar Del Plata Film Festival /6 - 16 November 2008/

Official Selection / Main Competition


Thessaloniki International Film Festival /14 - 23 November 2008/

Balkan Survey Selection


International Film Festival “Listopad” Minsk, Belarus /15 - 22 November 2008/

Main Competition


Black Nights Film Festival, Tallinn, Estonia /20 November - 7  December 2008/

Forum Program


Santa Barbara International Film Festival, USA /22 January - 1 February 2009/

International Competition Selection


Goteborg International Film Festival /23 January - 2 February 2009/

Critics Week Selection


Jameson Dublin International Film Festival /12 - 22 February 2009/

World Cinema Selection


Bigpond Adelaide Film Festival, Australia /19 February- 1 March 2009/

International Competition Selection


Annual European Union Film Festival in Chicago, USA /March 2009/

Official Selection


International Sofia Film Festival  /9 - 15 March 2009/

International Competition Selection


SXSW, Austin, Texas, USA /13 - 21 March 2009/

Official Selection


Cleveland Interantaional Film Festival  /19-29 March 2009/

Central and Eastern European Features Selection


Vilnius International Film Festival “Cinema Spring” /19 March - 2 April 2009/

Official Competition Selection


Hong Kong International Film Festival /23 March - 13 April 2009/

Competition Selection


Jameson Belfast Film Festival /26 March - 4 April 2009/

World Cinema Selection


Philadelphia Film Festival /26 March - 6 April 2009/

World Focus Selection


Istanbul International Film Festival /4 - 19 April 2008/

Main Competition Selection


‘goEast’ Film Festival, Wiesbaden, Germany /22 - 28 April 2009/

Competition Selection


San Francisco International Film Festival  /23 April – 7 May 2009/

Main Program


Euro Ciné Cité 27, Paris and Lyon /9 May 2009/

Official Selection


Almaty International Film Festival  «Shaken’s Stars» /16 – 20 May/

Main Competition Selection


Transilvania International Film Festival , Cluj /May 29 – June 7, 2009/

FIPRESCI Line-Up


Sydney Film Festival /3-21 June 2009/


Portugal Fest – International Film Festival /21-28 June/

“Silver Castle” Competition


Poland Lubuskie Lato Filmowe in Lagow /21 – 29 June 2009/

Competition Selection


Palic EFF, Subotica, Serbia /18 – 24 July 2009/

Parallels and Encounters Selection


New Zealand International Film Festival /9 July – 2 August 2009/ -

Auckland /9 – 26 July 2009/ & Wellington  /17 July – 2 August 2009/


Melbourne International Film Festival /24 July – 9 August, 2009/

Official Selection


Film and Art Festival Two Riversides, Poland /1 – 9 August 2009/

“World under Canvas” Main Panorama Selection


The Norwegian International Film Festival /20 – 27 August 2009/


Chungmuro International Film Festival in Seoul /24 August – 1 September 2009/

International Competition


CineFest Miskolc, Hungary /11 – 20 September 2009/

Feature Film Competition


Baku International “East-West” Film Festival /18– 23 September 2009/


Batumi International Art House Film Fesatival  /21– 28 September 2009/


Cinema Europa Showcase, Mexico /8 – 18 October 2009/

Main Competition


Kaohsiung Film Festival in Taiwan /16 – 29 October 2009/

Panorama Selection


Balkan Snapshtos – Amsterdam /30 October – 1 November 2009/ 


Bangkok – /6-15 November 2009/


Kolkata Film Festival – /10-17 November 2009/


Salerno International Film Festival / November 2009/


Les Arcs European Film Festival – /5 -12 December 2009/





ZIFT Reviews & Publications / 2008-2010



Bulgaria

In Bulgarian:


http://www.capital.bg/show.php?storyid=521151

http://www.capital.bg/show.php?storyid=555178

http://www.capital.bg/show.php?storyid=555169

http://www.programata.bg/index.php?p=29&l=1&c=1&id=49585

http://www.kultura.bg/article.php?id=14679

http://www.novinar.net/?act=news&act1=det&stat=center&mater=Mjc1Nzs0NQ==&sql=Mjc1Nzs1Mw==

http://www.monitor.bg/article?sid=&aid=171060&cid=1&eid=1482

http://www.netinfo.bg/?tid=40&oid=1236448

http://www.bpost.bg/story-read-17749.php

http://www.programata.bg/index.php?p=35&l=1&c=1&id=137

http://www.dnes.bg/article.php?id=57986

http://cinefish.bg/news.php?newsid=800

http://vasval.blogspot.com/2008/09/blog-post_27.html

http://netinfo.bg/?tid=40&oid=1240239

http://news24.bg/novini-12809-dzift_grabna_golyamata_nagrada_na_kinofestivala_zlatna_roza_jurito_na_xviii_festival_na_balgarskiya_.html

http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=97737

http://www.filmmakersbg.org/awards-2008-eng.htm

http://www.filmneweurope.com/news/bulgaria/zift-wins-at-bulgarian-film-awards

http://www.nfc.bg/page.php?id=391&category=84

http://www.novinar.net/?act=news&act1=det&stat=right&sql=Mjc1Nzs1Mw==&mater=Mjc1Nzs0NQ==&stat=right

http://www.bpost.bg/story-read-17764.php

http://forum.animes-bg.com/viewtopic.php?t=37441

http://slavy.cc/?p=677
http://fmplus.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=539

http://cinefish.bg/news.php?newsid=810
http://big.bg/modules/news/article.php?storyid=68732

http://cinefish.com/news.php?newsid=804

http://www.top.bg/events/?id=903573368

http://www.bnr.bg/RadioBulgaria/Emission_Bulgarian/Theme_Kultura/Material/Dzift.htm

http://www.dnes.bg/article.php?cat=149&id=58101

http://blog.robi-bobi.net/archives/371-Filma-Dzift-mojata-gledna-tochka.html

http://www.litclub.com/library/kritika/bgurdev/dzift.htm

http://bg.wordpress.com/tag/zift/

http://news.netinfo.bg/?tid=40&oid=1238943

http://tataf.blogspot.com/2008/10/blog-post.html

http://kino.log.bg/article.php?article_id=13063

http://news.netinfo.bg/?tid=40&oid=1239850

http://www.kultura.bg/article.php?id=14739

http://www.chernomore.bg/news.php?nid=35532

http://vandthemovies.blogspot.com/2008/10/zift-2008.html

http://www.kultura.bg/article.php?id=14804

http://e-vestnik.bg/4884

http://www.democrit.com/news.php?n=929&br=0&wh_n=news1

http://www.trud.bg/Default.asp?statid=109524&rubr=0&izd=2&fsize=&swidth=800&tr=1&im=01&id=31&iy=2009

http://www.kultura.bg/article.php?id=15118

http://framespotting.net/dzift/

http://news.uni-sofia.bg/piron/news.php?id=21&article_page=0
http://www.movies-bg.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=2629&start=0

http://cinefish.bg/movie.php?id=15242&count_all=75-1-16-0-1-0

http://www.vbox7.com/play:5099d673
http://www.vbox7.com/play:ce70d770

http://vbox7.com/play:5bfcd0a4 http://www.kultura.bg/article.php?id=14497

http://www.capital.bg/show.php?storyid=521151

http://www.novinar.net/?act=news&act1=det&stat=center&mater=MjY4NzszMg==&sql=MjY4Nzs1NA==

http://www.kultura.bg/article.php?id=14473

http://www.trud.bg/Default.asp?statid=62071&rubr=0&izd=2&fsize=&swidth=800&tr=1&im=07&id=01&iy=2008

http://e-vestnik.bg/4143

http://edno.bg/index.php?page=news&id=1836

http://www.dnes.bg/article.php?id=51501

http://goodnews.actualno.com/news_162370.html?catid=16140

http://netinfo.bg/?tid=40&oid=1078384        

http://photo-cult.com/showpic.php?aut=Simon&id=222322

http://photo-cult.com/showpic.php?aut=Simon&id=222022

http://photo-forum.net/en/index.php?APP_ACTION=GALLERY_IMAGE&IMAGE_ID=674195

http://photo-cult.com/album.php?fld=3993

http://www.kafene.bg/index.php?p=article&aid=474

www.class.bg/view.php?id=4367

http://www.dnevnik.bg/show/?storyid=449906

http://vladislavtodorov.com/Politika.aspx

http://www.mmtv.bg/cgi-bin/e-cms/vis/vis.pl?s=001&p=0016&n=004335&g=

http://books.janet45.com/news/109

http://opinions.bpost.bg/story-read-17125.php






Europe, North America, South America, Australia

In English & Other Languages:

                 

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1264914/

http://cinefish.com/movie.php?id=15242#         

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zift

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Zift-/30509022445

http://www.indiewire.com/article/toronto_08_discovery_interview_zift_director_javor_gardev/

http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/71476-zift/

http://cinestrata.com/wordpress/2008/10/fnc08-review-zift/

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_hb3148/is_76/ai_n31393922/pg_4

http://cinefantastiqueonline.com/2009/03/15/zift-2008-film-review/

http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2009/03/sxsw-ifc-festival-direct-zift.html

http://www.popmatters.com/pm/post/72082-flash-keeps-zift-from-feeling-familiar

http://www.fipresci.org/festivals/archive/2009/sofia/unexpected_revival_ibretoeva.htm

http://www.citypaper.com/film/review.asp?rid=14626

http://www.hollywoodchicago.com/news/7371/feature-bring-the-sxsw-film-festival-home-with-ifc-direct-on-demand

http://salomedesade.blogspot.com/2009/11/serious-man-review.html

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/45676152/Belita-the-Ice-Queen-of-Film-Noir

http://www.filmneweurope.com/news/bulgaria/hollywood-remake-for-dzift

http://sofiaecho.com/2009/12/08/827525_hollywood-to-remake-dzift

http://www.cincyworldcinema.org/x_91103ZiftContest.php/

http://2009.romacinemafest.org/catalogoEng.asp?ID_WEB_FILM=3382

http://www.siff.net/festival/film/detail.aspx?id=28821&FID=123

http://fest09.sffs.org/films/film_details.php?id=103

http://fest09.sffs.org/films/search.php?searchfield=zift&x=0&y=0

http://theeveningclass.blogspot.com/2009/03/sfiff52the-late-show-thrills-chills.html

http://www.flickr.com/photos/addadada/3513243083/

http://www.iksv.org/film/english/program.asp?Content=Film&SID=2&FID=5

http://h2.haberturk.com/KoseYazilari.aspx?y_Id=9&dt=16.04.2009

http://www.queensfilmtheatre.com/Whatson/showfilmdetail/?film_name=Zift

http://www.filmofilia.com/2009/02/03/sxsw-2009-film-festival-lineup-announced/

http://sxsw.com/film/screenings/films/

http://www.movingpicturesmagazine.com/featuredarticles/guestcontributor/javor-gardev-zift

http://www.slackerwood.com/node/331

http://www.austinchronicle.com/gyrobase/Issue/story?oid=oid%3A756487

http://www.campuscircle.com/review.cfm?r=8233

http://www.matchflick.com/movie-review/19791-11868

http://www.phillycinefest.com/2009-program-guide.cfm

http://www.phillycinefest.com/film-details.cfm?c=214&id=8622

http://aroundphilly.com/philadelphia-cinefest-week-two-philadelphia-movies-theatre/a-5377

http://www.artic.edu/webspaces/siskelfilmcenter/2009/march/bu.html

http://www.hollywoodchicago.com/news/7115/12th-annual-eu-film-festival-highlights-week-one-i-m-all-good-zift-kisses-shall-we-kiss

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/chi-0306-eusiskel-reviewmar06,0,2973635.story

http://www.clevelandfilm.org/ciff_films_find-details.php?fid=2838

http://www.cleveland.com/filmfest/blog.ssf/2009/03/sifting_through_the_lift_of_zi.html

http://jdiff.ticketsolve.com/events/events_for_show/702450

http://www.adelaidefilmfestival.org/program/show/16

http://www.filmfestival.org/filmfestival/info/en/festivalprogram/programentry?filmId=165470

http://www.independent.com/movies/407/

http://sbccfilmreviews.org/?p=2873

http://sbccfilmreviews.org/?p=3484

http://www.deadlinehollywooddaily.com/2008-international-watch-list/

http://www.europeanfilmacademy.org/2008/10/10/%D0%B4%D0%B7%D0%B8%D1%84%D1%82-zift/

http://tiff08.ca/filmsandschedules/films/zift

http://www.tiffreviews.com/2008/film-profile?fid=214

http://www.indiewire.com/people/2008/09/toronto_08_disc_2.html

http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117938330.html?categoryid=2863&cs=1&query=zift

http://www.citypaper.net/articles/2008/09/18/blame-canada

http://www.theplurp.com/movies/movie-reviews-a-z/237-zift

http://www.quietearth.us/articles/2008/09/18/ZIFT-director-Javor-Gardev-eyes-more-genre-fare

http://www.ffwdweekly.com/article/movies/film-features/online-exclusive-tiff-blog-day-7-2545

http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Performance,+realism+and+melodrama.-a0194486564

http://www.mardelplatafilmfest.com/23/volcada_peliculas/v_pelicula.php?p=25

http://www.nacional.hr/articles/view/49655/ 

http://cineuropa.org/newsdetail.aspx?lang=en&documentID=86763

http://www.artsandopinion.com/2008_v7_n6/zift.htm

http://www.vagabond-bg.com/?page=review&sub=27&open_news=1209

http://www.dnevnikulturni.info/recenzije/film/1595/zift_-_javor_gardev/

http://sofiaecho.com/2009/05/22/723652_hbo-buys-bulgarian-award-winning-film-dzift

http://international.ibox.bg/news/id_1326168894

http://exclusive.xp4g.com/movies/zift-2008-ntscd-dvd5-video_ts-drama/





Russia

In Russian:


http://www.kommersant.ru/doc.aspx?DocsID=1164545

http://cinefantomclub.ru/?p=1183

http://movie-on.blogspot.com/

http://www.film.ru/article.asp?id=5772

http://www.lookatme.ru/flows/kino-bez-granits/posts/65648-dzift

http://www.gazeta.ru/culture/2009/05/19/a_2988082.shtml

http://www.itogi.ru/arts-kino/2009/21/140426.html

http://www.trud.ru/issue/article.php?id=200905190870033

http://www.lookatme.ru/flows/kino-bez-granits/posts/65704-dzift-2009-05-19

http://www.openspace.ru/cinema/events/details/10444/

http://zavtra.ru/cgi/veil/data/zavtra/09/811/81.html

http://spb.aif.ru/culture/article/7893

http://www.vashdosug.ru/cinema/article/48581/

http://www.ng.ru/culture/2009-05-21/100_dzift.html

http://www.kinopressa.ru/news/558.html

http://www.kommersant.ua/Doc.html?docId=1243215

http://www.vz.ru/culture/2009/5/27/290618.html

http://www.kommersant.ru/doc.aspx?DocsID=903979

http://www.cinelife.ru/festvoteres/

http://kton.livejournal.com/30558.html

http://news.vl.ru/vlad/2008/06/27/kino/

http://www.kinomania.ru/main/fest/mmkf/index.shtml

http://www.intermedia.ru/index.php3?action=view&id=95704&gid=14

http://www.gazeta.ru/culture/2008/06/28/a_2768823.shtml

http://filmz.ru/pub/57/14535_1.htm

http://lisaahuli.livejournal.com/83773.html

http://www.afisha.ru/blogcomments/2221/page1/

http://www.kommersant.ru/doc.aspx?DocsID=907632&NodesID=8

http://martoff.livejournal.com/181766.html

http://www.vedomosti.ru/newspaper/article.shtml?2008/06/30/152955

http://www.vremya.ru/2008/114/10/207258.html

http://www.newizv.ru/news/2008-06-30/92906/

http://www.kino-teatr.ru/kino/art/pr/726/

http://7-08.olo.ru/news/culture/74948.html

http://karov.livejournal.com/141355.html

http://www.kommersant.ua/cis-internal/test-doc/check-rights.asp?ids=908182

http://zavtra.ru/cgi/veil/data/zavtra/08/764/81.html

http://www.expert.ru/printissues/expert/2008/27/nevidimue_laureaty/
http://www.stoletie.ru/print.php?printid=10264

http://empty-nests.livejournal.com/70394.html

http://www.lgz.ru/article/id=4963&top=&ui=12&r=771

http://rutube.ru/tracks/949391.html?v=558dfb9fd4de05ecaad9f5566e0355b8

http://www.arthouse.ru/news.asp?id=9329

http://www.arthouse.ru/movie.asp?Code=ZIFT
http://www.filmfestivals.ru/news/oscar/news/klass-i-gudron-na-oskar

http://www.openspace.ru/theatre/names/details/3504/

http://rutube.ru/tracks/1393196.html?v=3554baf92d892b0efdea24c4868fd7b5

http://raygarraty.livejournal.com/43936.html

http://www.radio101.hr/?section=2&page=4&item=1356



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