Because I Love Bad Weather

2024, Bulgaria, 100 minutes, feature, drama

Director: Yana Lekarska
Script: Yana Lekarska
Cinematography: Mladen Minev
Cast: Neda Spasova, Vladimir Mihailov, Boryana Puncheva, Eleni Dekidis, Veselin Rankov, Ivan Barnev
Producer: Kalinov Borthers

On a rainy spring day Irina returns to the seaside town where she used to spend her summer holidays as a child. There she meets Boris whom she hasn’t seen in 20 years. Now the two of them will rediscover the past – a past that could change their future.

Yana Lekarska

Yana Lekarska holds an MFA in Film Directing from both Chung-Ang University in Seoul, South Korea as well as New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria. 
She is a programmer for the Dhaka International Film Festival (Bangladesh) and is part of the selection committee and the mentors of the screenplay lab West Meets East, organized by the Dhaka IFF. 
Yana is an alumni from Berlinale Talents, Talents Tokyo, Sarajevo Talents and others. 
Her debut feature film Because I Love Bad Weather won the Audience Award at the 28th Sofia International Film Festival.

Festivals and Awards

2024 – Sofia Film Fest – Audience Award