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Years active  1972-present
Name  Ivan Nitchev
Role  Film director

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Born  31 July 1940 (age 75) (1940-07-31) Kazanlak, Bulgaria
Occupation  Film director Screenwriter
Movies  Bulgarian Rhapsody, The Killing Ground, Ivan and Alexandra, After The End Of The World, Journey To Jerusalem
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#IFFI2015: An Interaction with Bulgarian Director Ivan Nitchev

Ivan Nitchev (Bulgarian: Иван Ничев; born 31 July 1940) is a Bulgarian film director and screenwriter.


He has directed 16 films since 1972. His 1989 film Ivan and Alexandra was entered into the 39th Berlin International Film Festival. His 2014 film Bulgarian Rhapsody was the Bulgarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards.

He graduated from the State Academy for Theater and Film in Łódź, Poland. In 1978 he became a teacher for film and television directing at the NATFA, where he is the dean of the Screen Arts Faculty. He directed over 15 feature films which have numerous national and international awards.


  • Bulgarian Rhapsody (2014)
  • Children of Wax (2005)
  • Journey to Jerusalem (2003)
  • After the end of the world (1998)
  • Love Dreams (1994)
  • Ganjo bay starts in Europe (1991)
  • Ganjo Bay (1990)
  • Ivan and Alexandra (1989)
  • Black Swan (1984)
  • Royal Game (1982)
  • Human holidays (1981)
  • Ball Singles (1981)
  • Boomerang (1979)
  • Stars in her hair, tears in her eyes (1977)
  • Memory (1974)
  • Human heart (1972)
  • References

    Ivan Nitchev Wikipedia

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