DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM COMPETITION

November 29 - December 6, 2012

2012 AWARD RECIPIENTS:

BEST DOCUMENTARY

* Honor (Ehre) by Aysun Bademsoy

BEST SHORT FILM

* Musa by Serhat Karaaslan

* Silent (Bé Deng) by L. Rezan Yeşilbaş

BEST DOCUMENTARY AUDIENCE AWARD

* Life as a Fable: A Narrative (Bir Hayatı Masal Gibi Anlatmak) by Hüseyin Karabey

BEST SHORT FILM AUDIENCE AWARD

* Bread (Ekmek) by Koray Sevindi

SPECIAL MENTIONS - Documentary

* Home (Yuva) by Ebubekir Çetinkaya

* I Flew You Stayed (Ben Uçtum Sen Kaldın) by Mizgîn Müjde Arslan

* The Last Sponge Diver (Son Süngerci) by Savaş Karakaş & Sibel Goloğlu Mesci

* Playing House (Evcilik) by Bingöl Elmas

* Random to Hug the Wind (Rastgele Orsa) by Hüseyin Bulut

* Waiting (Beklemek) by Bülent Öztürk

SPECIAL MENTIONS - Short Film

* Nolya by M. Cem Öztüfekçi

* Vanished into Blue (Buhar) by Abdurrahman Öner

Members of this year's Competition Jury include:

Haden Guest, Director, Harvard Film Archive
Peter Keough, Film Editor - The Phoenix
Carter Long, Katharine Stone White Curator of Film, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2012 Competition Finalists & Screening Schedule

Nov.29 | Nov. 30 | Dec. 1 | Dec. 2 | Dec. 3 | Dec. 4 | Dec. 5 | Dec. 6 |

Thursday, November 29, 2012 | 7:45 p.m.
Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

THE IMAGINARY MARBLE
Hayal Bilyesi

In Competition
Written and Directed by Tugçe Ozdenoğlu
Short / 14’ 5” / 2012
Cast: Numan Tan, Haci Tan, Sema Tan, Enes Toklucu, Uğur Karaca
Details >>

 

Kakafoni

 

CACAPHONY
Kakafoni

In Competition
Directed by Murat Düzgünoğlu & Vuslat Saraçoğlu
Written by Vuslat Saraçoğlu
Short / 9’ 50” / 2012
Cast: Hasan Say, Doğuş Piyan, Muhammet Uzuner
Details >>

 

Agit

 

THE LAMENT
Ağıt
In Competition
Written and Directed by Aydın Ketenağ
Short / 31’ 29” / 2012
Cast: Eray Eren, Gonca Çelik Ketenağ, Yusuf Pasu, Mersiye Pasu, Ozan Şahin
Details >>

 

Buhar

 

VANISHED INTO BLUE
Buhar
In Competition
Written and Directed by Abdurrahman Öner
Short / 12 min. / 2012
Cast: Banu Fotocan, Reha Özcan
Details >>

 

Ekmek

 

BREAD
Ekmek
In Competition
Directed by Koray Sevindi
Written by Koray Sevindi, Muhammet Abdülgafur Şahin
Short / 8’ 28” / 2012
Cast: Osman Doğan, Muaz Ete
Details >>

 

Sessiz

 

SILENT
Sessiz / Bé Deng
In Competition
Written and Directed by L. Rezan Yeşilbaş
Short / 14’ 21” / 2011
Cast: Belçim Bilgin, Cem Bender
Details >>

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Friday, November 30, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.
Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

 

Hal Karanligin Meyvesi

 

THE FRUIT OF DARKNESS
Hâl: Karanlığın Meyvesi
In Competition
Directed by Sıla Özsoy
Written by Sıla Özsoy, Mehmet Öztürk
Doc. / 22’ 36” / 2012
Details >>

 

Son Sungerci

 

THE LAST SPONGE DIVER
Son Süngerci
In Competition
Directed by Sibel Goloğlu Mesci, Savaş Karakaş
Written by Sibel Goloğlu Mesci
Doc. / 49’ 50” / 2011
Details >>

 

Bir Hayati Masal Gibi Anlatmak

 

LIFE AS A FABLE, A NARRATIVE
Bir Hayatı Masal Gibi Anlatmak
In Competition
Written and Directed by Hüseyin Karabey
Doc. / 34 min. / 2012
Details >>


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

 

Maya

 

ONCE UPON A TIME
Maya
In Competition
Written and Directed by Rodi Yüzbaşı
Doc. / 27 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

In the Game - Ich Gehe Jetz Rein

 

IN THE GAME
Ich Gehe Jetz Rein
Non-Competition
Directed by Aysun Bademsoy
Doc. / 73 min. / 2008
Details >>

 


Saturday, December 1, 2012 | 3:15 p.m.
Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

 

Rastgele Orsa

 

RANDOM TO HUG THE WIND
Rastgele Orsa
In Competition
Written and Directed by Hüseyin Bulut
Doc. / 33 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

Evcilik

 

PLAYING HOUSE
Evcilik
In Competition
Written and Directed by Bingöl Elmas
Doc. / 56 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

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

 

Departures

 

DEPARTURES
In Competition
Directed by Ali Y. Akarçeşme
Written by Ali Y. Akarçeşme & Barry Putt
Cast: Gamze Ceylan, Ada Alize Ertem, Temi Hason, Yavuz Hekim
Short / 11’ 55”  / 2011
Details >>

 

Musa

 

MUSA
In Competition
Written and Directed by Serhat Karaaslan
Cast: Aram Dildar, Serdar Orçin, Şehsuvar Aktaş, Cahit Çeçen, Musa Karagöz
Short / 18 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

Nolya

 

NOLYA
In Competition
Directed by M. Cem Öztüfekçi
Written by Cemil Kavukçu, M. Cem Öztüfekçi
Cast: Ahmet Özarslan, Volga Sorgu Tekinoğlu, Nihat İleri, Hikmet Karagöz, Saadet Işıl Aksoy
Short / 26 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

Vardiya 12-48

 

SHIFT 12-48
Vardiya 12-48

In Competition
Written and Directed by Fatih Özdemir
Cast: Nazan Kesal, Ercan Kesal, Burak Özdemir
Short / 10 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

Ayna

 

MIRROR
Ayna

In Competition
Written and Directed by Bedirhan Sakcı
Cast: Gülistan Sarbaş, Zeynep Can, Apo Tayboğa
Short / 11 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

Kopru

 

BRIDGE
Köprü
In Competition
Written and Directed by Soner Sert
Cast: Janset, Abdullah Nar
Short / 11 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

Sunday, December 2, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.
Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

 

Beklemek

 

WAITING
Beklemek
In Competition
Written and Directed by Bülent Öztürk
Doc. / 51 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

Yuva

 

HOME
Yuva
In Competition
Written and Directed by Ebubekir Çetinkaya
Doc. / 52’ 30” / 2012
Details >>

 

Monday, December 3, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.
Goethe-Institut Boston
170 Beacon Street, Boston

 

Ehre

 

HONOR
Ehre
In Competition
Directed by Aysun Bademsoy
Doc. / 90 min. / 2011
Details >>

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 | 6:00 p.m.
Boston University PHO 206
8 St. Mary's Street, Boston

 

 

DESCARTES' HAIRDRESSER
In Competition
Written and Directed by Gamze Hakverdi
Technical Designers Çağrı Çakın & Gökçer Erdem
Cast: Leyla Uslu
Video Installation  / 2012
Details >>

 

Ustumuzden Gecti Bulut

 

THE CLOUD HAS PASSED OVER US
Üstümüzden Geçti Bulut
In Competition
Directed by Yaşar Arif Karagülle
Written by Evren Erdem
Cast: Ahmet Emin Korur, Murat Muslu
Short / 15’ 13”  / 2012
Details >>

 

On

 

TEN
On
In Competition
Written and Directed by Ece Ger
Cast: Nurseli İdiz, İlkem Ulugün
Short / 18’ 42”  / 2012
Details >>

 

Yuz Karasi Degil Ekmek Parasi

 

IT IS NO STAIN ON FACE, IT IS WINNING BREAD
Yüz Karası Değil Ekmek Parası

In Competition
Written and Directed by Banu Acar
Doc. / 39’ 21” / 2012
Details >>

 

Ucube

 

MONSTROSITY: STORY OF A STATUE FROM KARS
Ucube: Kars’tan Bir Heykel Hikayesi

In Competition
Directed by Erol Mintaş & Taylan Mintaş
Written by Erol Mintaş
Doc. / 20 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

Kovan

 

HIVE
Kovan

In Competition
Written and Directed by Gökçin Dokumacı
Doc. / 24’ 30” / 2012
Details >>

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 | 8:00 p.m.
Boston University PHO 206
8 St. Mary's Street, Boston

 

Pilita

 

THE STOVE
Pilita

In Competition
Written and Directed by Miraç Atabey
Short / 5’ 54” / 2012
Details >>

 

Ilgar'in Eteginde

 

OUTSKIRTS OF ILGAR
Ilgar’ın Eteğinde

In Competition
Written and Directed by Deniz Sulan
Doc. / 63 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

Gecmis Mazi Olmadi

 

THE PAST IS NOT IN THE PAST
Geçmiş Mazi Olmadı
In Competition
Directed by Mehmet Özgür Candan
Written by Pervin Metin Candan
Doc. / 52 min. / 2011
Details >>

 

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 | 7:45 p.m.
Alfond Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

 

Bu Hayattir?

 

THAT'S LIFE
Bu Hayattır?
In Competition
Directed by Özgür Oruç
Doc. / 9’ 5” / 2012
Details >>

 

Ben Uctum Sen Kaldin

 

I FLEW YOU STAYED
Ben Uçtum Sen Kaldın

In Competition
Directed by Mizgîn Müjde Arslan
Doc. / 81 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

Thursday, December 6, 2012 | 6:00 p.m.
Boston University PHO 206
8 St. Mary's Street, Boston

 

Kustepe Sans Park

 

LUCKY PARK OF KUŞTEPE
Kuştepe Şans Park

Non-Competition
Directed by Alkım Özmen
Doc. / 15 min. / 2006
Details >>

 

Bela Bartok'un Izinde

 

THE FOOTSTEPS OF BELA BARTOK
Bela Bartok’un İzinde

In Competition
Directed by R. Yılmaz Atadeniz
Written by Dr. Janos Sipos
Doc. / 90 min. / 2011
Details >>

 

Thursday, December 6, 2012 | 8:00 p.m.
Boston University PHO 206
8 St. Mary's Street, Boston

 

Eyvah Babam Emekli Oldu!

 

OH NO! MY FATHER IS RETIRED!
Eyvah Babam Emekli Oldu!
In Competition
Directed by Bilgi Diren Güneş
Short Doc. / 10 min. / 2011
Details >>

 

Dusumdeki Ucurtma

 

KITE IN MY DREAM
Düşümdeki Uçurtma

In Competition
Directed by Gülsün Sarıoğlu
Doc. / 58 min. / 2012
Details >>

 

Buyuk Anadolu Yuruyusu

 

THE LONG MARCH OF ANATOLIA
Büyük Anadolu Yürüyüşü

In Competition
Directed by Hakan Tosun
Doc. / 55 min. / 2011
Details >>

 

Boston Turkish Film Festival

Winners of the Competition are re-screened at the Boston Turkish Film Festival which takes place in the spring (March-April 2013) at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. For more information about the Boston Turkish Film Festival please visit: www.BostonTurkishFilmFestival.org


 

 

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