11TH BOSTON TURKISH FESTIVALSM

Colors of Anatolia
 
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DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM COMPETITION

 

In Competition

SEPTEMBER II
2 Eylul

 

Written and directed by Emre Ergül

Cast: Ümit Olcay, Alican Yücesoy, Pinar Gök, Nilay Örnek, Nadire Yakar, İlhan Demirkaya, Tahsin Yıldırım

Short. 2006, 20 minutes
In Turkish with English subtitles

A university graduate clashes during his military service in the eastern Turkey, loses two friends. He comes back home but can not adapt to normal life and spends thirteen years in his room. 

 
Director EMRE ERGUL
 
Born in Istanbul in 1975. Graduated from Kültür College and the British Literature Faculty of the Aegean University in Izmir. His profession of journalism started in Sabah daily, one of the leading newspapers of Turkey. He worked as foreign news desk reporter for six years. Then he was promoted to the foreign news desk editor of the same newspaper. Since August 2004 he is the general news editor of Sabah. His interest in cinema professionally started in 2000 with two major cinema workshops. He has around four screenplays for short movies. He shot his first short, “2 Eylül” in June 2006. He still works on a movie script about 1453 (The Fall of Constantinople) and a novel project about a lost divine book.
 

Friday, November 24 at 7 p.m.

Main Auditorium
Harvard Film Archive
Carpenter Center for the Arts, Cambridge
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