Elka Nikolova

Elka Nikolova is a New York based independent filmmaker working on documentaries and short films. Her main interests are human rights, women\'s stories, immigration and artists portraits. Her first documentary film BINKA: To Tell a Story About Silence , a portrait of Bulgarian pioneer film director Binka Zhelyakova premiered at MOMA in 2007, and won the audience award at the South East European Film Festival, LA in 2008. She is currently working on a two part documentary exploring the stories of a group of Bulgarian Jews in the New York area, their immigrant and survival stories.

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