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2016 / 17 min / digital / color
Director / Cinematographer / Editor
Since the collapse of the communist regime in 1989, Bulgaria has experienced the most extreme population decline in the world. Low birth rates, high death rates, and emigration have pushed many villages to the verge of extinction. Altimir explores life in one of Bulgaria’s disappearing villages haunted by the promises of communism and capitalism.
Bulgaria: The Fastest-Shrinking Country in the World
The Atlantic｜March 15th, 2019
We Are Moving Stories｜May 13th, 2017
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