In Competition

Written and Directed by Serhat Karaaslan

Cast: Aram Dildar, Serdar Orçin, Şehsuvar Aktaş, Cahit Çeçen, Musa Karagöz

Short / 18 min. / 2012


One day director Zeki Demirkubuz visits a pirate DVD seller, Musa. The director notices pirate DVD of his film and he makes an offer to Musa.

Selected Festivals and Awards

Akbank Short Film Festival, Turkey: Special Mention of the Jury
IFSAK National Short Film Competition, Turkey: Special Mention


Serhat KaraaslanSerhat Karaaslan was born 1984 in Varto. He gratuated faculty of pharmacy at Istanbul University. He started to study for his Master’s Degree on Film and Drama at Kadir Has University in 2009. He works as a pharmacist and he makes his own movies professionally. His films received many awards in national and international film festivals and competitions. His 2010 short film, Bicycle, was the recipient of numerous awards including SIYAD Turkish Film Critics Association Best Short Film Award, and was also awarded Best Short Film Jury and Audience Awards in the 2010 Boston Turkish Festival Documentary and Short Film Competition.

Bicycle (short, 2010)
Blood (short, 2010)
Purgatory (short, 2009)
5 Liras (short, 2009)


Sunday, December 2, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston