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Luben and Elena

Luben and Elena is a modern-day love story about renowned artists Luben Boykov and Elena Popova, who leave Communist Bulgaria and find refuge on the island of Newfoundland. Embracing the love of art and the art of love, they remind us that the greatest risk of all is to take either for granted.

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Main credits

Yanova, Ellie (film director)
Yanova, Ellie (screenwriter)
Clarke, Annette (film producer)

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Director of photography, Svetoslav Mihaylov; editor, Hannele Halm; original music Jeff Johnston.

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"Luben and Elena"; National Film Board of Canada; Luben Boykov; Elena Popova; sculpture; Bulgaria; painting; artists; refugee