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No Place For You in Our Town

Bulgaria, 2022, 81 min, documentary

Director: Nikolay Stefanov

Script: Mariana Sabeva, Nikolay Stefanov, Ralitza Goleminova
D.O.P.: Nikolay Stefanov

Production: Smarty Pants Shooter / Ralitsa Golemanova

Editor: Stoyan Velinov / Concept Studio
Color Grading: Kalin Petrov / Concept Studio
Co-production: HBO Max


No Place for You in Our Town takes us inside the roughest Bulgarian football gang from the ex-industrial city Pernik. The film follows communal and personal crises to show life beyond the clichéd jokes about its citizens' roughness.


World Premiere: CPH:DOX – Next:Wave Competition 2022

2022 Visions du Réel (Swiss Premiere)
2022 Movies that Matter (Dutch Premiere)
2022 Dok.fest Munich (German Premiere)
2022 Doc Cevennes (French Premiere)
2022 Krakow Film Festival (Polish Premiere)
2022 Sheffield DocFest (UK Premiere)
2022 Sarajevo FF
2022 Sofia Documental (Bulgarian Premiere)
2022 Nepatogus Kinas / Inconvenient Films (Lithuanian Premiere)
2022 Astra Film Festival (Romanian Premiere)
2022 DocsMX (Mexican Premiere)
2022 Bergen IFF (Norwegian Premiere)
2022 Cinemed
2022 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (Estonian Premiere)
2022 Solidarity Human Rights Film Festival (Israeli Premiere)

2023 DocPoint Helsinki (Finland Premiere)
2023 Bergamo Film Meeting (Italian Premiere)