'Sofia's Last Ambulance' Reaps Another Award

Culture | August 27, 2012, Monday // 13:55|  views

Critically acclaimed Bulgarian documentary "Sofia's Last Ambulance" is the winner of 13th Mediterranean Film Festival in Siroki Brijeg.

The movie was pronounced as the winner of the MFF Projector Jack Daniels award by a three-member jury.

The second prize went to Spanish documentary "A Story for theModlins", while the special jury award went to Lebanese film "Al Hara".

"Sofia's Last Ambulance", a documentary by Ilian Metev about Bulgaria's capital Sofia and staff at its ambulances struggling to keep up with their workload, had already landed Cannes' France 4 Visionary Award and the Best Documentary award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Critics have commented that after its successful debut in the International Critics' Week, the movie will be a very popular pick for non-fiction festivals and upscale TV networks worldwide.

An exclusive interview with "Sofia's Last Ambulance" director Ilian Metev for Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) can be read HERE.

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Tags: Cannes, Last Ambulance, sofia, Karlovy Vary, Mediterranean Film Festival, documentary


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