11TH BOSTON TURKISH FESTIVALSM

Colors of Anatolia
 
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DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT COMPETITION

  

In Competition

LAKE BEYSEHIR
Beysehir Golu

Directed by Begul Sen

Documentary. 2006, 39 minutes 
In Turkish with English subtitles
  

Lake Beyşehir is the largest fresh water lake in Turkey, in the cities of Konya and Isparta in central Turkey. In this documentary academicians and local people tell the problems and their suggestions to save the lake, as the film portrays its rich biodiversity.

   
Director BEGÜL ŞEN


She was born in Ankara in 1980. She graduated from Erciyes University Faculty of Fine Arts in cinema and television. She works as a producer in Konya’s Kon TV, and also as the head of the Cultural Department of the Anatolian Natural and Cultural Documentaries Association. She is a photographer and a film director making documentaries and films.

Filmography:

Voices of Konya (Konya’nın Sesleri) – Experimental / Director (2006)
Lake Beyşehir (Beyşehir Gölü) – Documentary / Director (2006) 
Treasure of the Lake (Gölün Hazinesi) – Documentary / Writer (2006)
Lake Tuzla Palas (Tuzla Palas Gölü) – Documentary / Assistant Producer (2003)
Expected (Beklenen) – Fiction / Director (2003)
Lived Years (Yaşanılan Yıllar) – Documentary / Director (2003)
Bored Squeezed Lives (Sıkılmış Sıkıştırılmış Hayatlar) – Fiction / Assist. Camera (2002)
Hamartia – Fiction / Assist. Director (2002)
Pleasure Seeker (Keyif Düşkünü) – Commercial spot / Producer (2002)
One Step to Life (Hayata Bir Adım) – Educational / Producer (2002)

Saturday, November 25 at 9 p.m.

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