Thu, May 23 2013
Blewett has returned to Bulgaria to find out what has happened to some of the key characters from the original film and – for once - there is some good news.
Eighteen months after her documentary about the Mogilino children’s home in Bulgaria that caused an outcry about the treatment of the children, independent film-maker Kate Blewett has produced a sequel, to be shown on BBC4 on October 15 2009.
Ever since the film premiered in September 2007, Bulgaria's Abandoned Children by British director Kate Blewett has provoked strong reactions - in the UK, across Europe and in Bulgaria. Bulgarian reactions have repeatedly accused Blewett of being unfair and manipulative. The Sofia Echo reviewed the 88-minute version of the film that is available online at Google video, which appears to be a recording of the BBC4 broadcast
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