Lumos was founded by J K Rowling to illuminate a path for children living in harmful orphanages and other institutions, to a brighter future. Journey Productions have been working with the charity began in 2010, documenting its groundbreaking work in Moldova, Czech Republic, and Bulgaria.

This recent short film on the closure of a state orphanage in Bulgaria giving an insight into what life was like for young people living in the orphanage and revisits some of Krushari’s residents in their new homes.

The photographs show Krushari and other orphanages documented. As per Lumos’s child protection policy, all children’s identities were hidden during filming and photography.

Closing Krushari Short Film