11TH BOSTON TURKISH FESTIVALSM

Colors of Anatolia
 
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DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM COMPETITION

In Competition

 

TERESA
Directed by Menguc Tanriseven
Cast: Jerome Charvet, Erdal Kuyumcu, Anna Curtis, Douglas Allen, Shawn Chadwick, Shely Chadwick
Short. 2005, 13 minutes 
In English

Antoine and Franz are two actors living in New York City. Their dream is to become a comic duo, like on the old days of cinema. The act they present at auditions is about the search for a girl named Teresa. One day, after being rejected again at an audition, Antoine meets the real Teresa.

 
Director MENGUC TANRISEVEN

Mengüç Tanriseven moved to the U.S. in 1994 and studied business and project management in St. Louis. In 2003 he attended Digital Film Academy (DFA) Film Production and Directing Program. This film is his graduation project for the same program. "Teresa", his first short film, won the "Best First Film" award at DFA New York and screened at various international film festivals. Mengüç lives in Istanbul, Turkey. 

Filmography:

Waiting for Babafingo (2006)
Re: in act (2006)
The Girl from Ipanema (2005)
Teresa (2004)

 
  

Friday, November 24 at 7 p.m.

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