EUFF 2017: Bulgaria - The Eleventh Grade
Canadian Film Institute * Institut canadien du film

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ven. 17/11/2017 de 21h00 à 22h30/strike>

European Union Film Festival - Ottawa
National Gallery of Canada
K1N 9N4 Ottawa
Georgi Kostov • Bulgaria • 2016 • 87 min
Bulgarian with English Subtitles
A huge box office success in Bulgaria, this winning personal drama is the amusing and inspiring the story of Lina, a former dancer who wants to become a literature teacher. After waiting two years to be employed by a local school, Lina is beside herself with joy when she receives a call from an elite high school. Her enthusiasm soon subsides, however, when she meets the students from the 11th grade: mean, aggressive and ignorant, they are more interested in flings, parties and drugs than gaining any sort of education. Moreover, one of their favourite hobbies is humiliating their teachers—but they may have met their match in Lina.
Founded in 1984, the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) is an annual showcase of the best of contemporary cinema produced in the European Union. Over the span of nearly three weeks, the Canadian Film Institute brings Ottawa audiences a wide selection of award-winning films from the Festival circuit, never-before-seen in the capital city.
Experience the drama, comedy, tragedy, and passion of the moving image from across the Atlantic alongside film fans, academics, students, and local expatriate communities. Five-film Passports for CFI members, and special prices for members, seniors, and students are made available. This prestigious event is presented in collaboration with the European Union Member States and the Delegation of the European Union to Canada.
Join us at the National Gallery of Canada for our 2017 edition.
We thank our partners in this important cultural event: the European Union Delegation to Canada, the participating EU Member States, and the National Gallery of Canada.