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The Screen Guide

Nadezhda Ivanova, a very famous Bulgarian folksinger writes to a woman, a stranger, in Sydney Australia. She wants sponsorship to bring her raw and ancient singing to the West. Maria (the stranger) does not want a 'singing slav' in her inner-city life. She has perfected the art of self interest. East meets West with some anxiety...

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Crew

Director
Christina Andreef
Writers
Christina Andreef
Producer
Helen Bowden
Dir. of Photography
Garry Phillips
Editor
Heidi Kenessey
Production Designer
Janet Patterson

Cast

Andrea Moor (Maria) - Karin Mainwaring (Nadezdha) Genevieve Lemon (Grace)

Production Details

Production Completion
1992
Genre
Musical

Sales

Australian Sales
Footprint Films Pty Ltd
International Sales
Helen Bowden

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival
    (1998)
  • Frames Film Festival
    (1997)
  • Korean Motion Picture Promotion Corp
    (1996)
  • "Women by Train to Beijing" Film Festival
    (1995)
  • Walters Gallery
    (1995)
  • Singapore International Film Festival
    (1995)
  • San Diego International Film Festival
    (1995)
  • International du Court Metrage de Montreal
    (1995)
  • Brussels International Film Festival
    (1995)
  • Anzac Film Festival
    (1995)
  • Festival Silence Elles Tournent
    (1994)
  • Vila do Conde - International Short Film Festival Portugal
    (1994)
  • Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Portland International Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema
    (1994)
  • Olympia Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Norwegian Film Fest - Short Film Fest Kortfilm
    (1994)
  • International Film Festival of Montecatini Terme
    (1994)
  • Minimalen Short Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Golden Gate Awards - San Francisco Film Society
    (1994)
  • Girls' Own Stories Event - Austria
    (1994)
  • Frames Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Foster's Export Australian Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Florida Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Auckland International Short Film & Video Festival - FILMFEAST
    (1994)
  • Estia Shorts Festival
    (1994)
  • Berkley Women's Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Bergen International Film Festival
    (1994)
  • Australian Film Festival Istanbul
    (1994)
  • Augsburger Short Film Festival
    (1994)
  • New York Film Festival
    (1993)
  • Jerusalem Film Festival
    (1993)
  • Ismailia Festival for Documentary and Short Films
    (1993)
  • Hawaii International Film Festival
    (1993)
  • Chicago International Festival Of Childrens' Films
    (1993)
  • Chicago International Film Festival
    (1993)
  • Film Events Queensland Limited
    (1993)
  • Bilbao International Festival of Documentary & Short Films
    (1993)
  • Asia Pacific Film Festival
    (1993)