“River Tales” is an experimental documentary essay that combines documentary scenes and animation. It is based on a dialogue between the two directors and main protagonists VESELINA from Sofia, Bulgaria and ALINE from Berlin, Germany. The protagonists are linked by their passion for animation. They use it as a matter of expression in order to grasp the world around them.
Directors: Aline Helmcke, Veselina Dashinova
DoP: Lars Drawert
Production team: Celluloid Fabrik GbR (Germany) and Activist38 (Bulgaria)
Producers: Mina Mileva & Vesela Kazakova, Tina Leeb & Jürgen Kleinig
Supported by: Creative Europe program MEDIA for Development and MDM Development Fund