The White General is a historical documentary about general Skobelev and the heroic age of Bulgarian liberation. The story is told by famous scholars – military historians, writers and public figures like Boris Vassilev; Aleksei Leonov – aviator, astronaut and president of International Skobelev committee; Prof. Andrey Pantev, Prof. Bojidar Dimitrov – Director of the National History Museum, and others. Unique footage from the beginning of 20th century is used in the film as well as photos from Bulgarian and Russian national archives. The documentary also contains scenes from the feature film Heroes of Shipka and live action re-enactments.
THE WHITE GENERAL
2008, 54 min.
Bulgaria | Russia
Director: Vladimir Shterianov
Screenplay: Matey Konstantinov, Vladimir Shterianov
Produced by: Matey Konstantinov, Ilian Djevelekov, Georgi Dimitrov, Andrey Kirisenko
Production: Miramar film (Bulgaria) | Korabl (Russia)
Festivals & Awards: Festival of Bulgarian Documentary and Animation film GOLDEN RHYTON, Plovdiv – Competition | Festival GOLDEN BUBEN, Khanty-Mansiysk – Sencond Prize | Festival GOLDEN VITYAZ, Moscow – Official selection