Born in Bulgaria, Bojena Horackova lived in Czechoslovakia before settling in Paris. Her first feature film, Mirek n’est pas Parti (1996), was about a group of Czechs living in the French capital. After Fermeture Définitive du Kolkhoze, a documentary produced in 2000 thanks to a Villa Medici Hors les Murs grant in Bulgaria, her second feature film, À l`Est de Moi (2009), portrait a woman`s journey through the former - USSR. His latest documentary Fukushima no Ato (2017) follows Atsunobu Katagiri for two days in the forbidden circle around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Walden is his third fiction feature film.