In service of cross-cultural conversations empowered by film, art and education

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on February 26th
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“Looking through the processes of transformation and transmutation, my work is ultimately seeking the emergence of a new meaning." - Mariya Apostolova

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“How beautiful the feeling of participation and sharing is. The feeling of goodness and belonging. Of faith in the positive and the magic of This Baba." - Vanya


IN the spring of 2019 independent film director Bogdan Darev left his hometown Seattle to go on a tour with his documentary THERE. As interest grew so did the invitations to show the film. By the end of the year Bogdan connected to audiences face to face in 25 cities and 3 countries. This was the start of a heartfelt cross-cultural-conversation through the power of cinema.

Inspired and moved by the experience, Bogdan founded Filmabee to give visibility to and empower creators to overcome financial hardship and focus on making movies and art. More about the inspiration behind the creation in our