Heart of Lead

An ancient Turkish ritual, a battered Bulgarian night train and a vast beach at the Atlantic ocean are all united by one young woman and her fight with a crippling fear.

  • Bulgaria
  • 2014, 21MIN, Fiction
  • DIRECTOR: Slava Doytcheva
  • CAMERA: Ivan Chertov
  • EDITOR: Slava Doycheva
  • SCRIPT: Slava Doycheva
  • SOUND: Valeria Popova
  • ACTORS: Nikola Bagovski, Jordan King, Anjela Nedyalkova, Raquel Peralta

19.09. - 18:00 Cinema 35

Slava Doytcheva

Slava Doytcheva

Slava Doytcheva (Sofia, Bulgaria) successfully started her film career as an actress, Christmas Tree Upside Down (2006) and Crayfish (2009). In 2013, Doytcheva completed an MA in film directing at the London Film School, where she wrote and directed 4 shorts. She is a founding member of a women's film collective in Bulgaria called Zhivak.


The London Film School
24 Shelton Street
WC2H 9UB London, United Kingdom