45 Gun | 45 Days


45 Gün

In Competition

Written and Directed by Ömer Güneş
Documentary / 23' 35" / 2012


45 Days is about women and children who work as seasonal workers in hazelnut farms with the beginning of summer, trying to survive the city life where they had never been before.


Selected Festivals and Awards

Erciyes Film Festival, Turkey: Third Prize
Turkish Radio Television (TRT) Documentary Awards, Turkey: Best Documentary
International Migration Symposium Film Festival: Best Film
Çeşme Short Film Festival, Turkey
King Midas International Film Festival, Turkey
International Environmentalist Short Film Festival National Short Film Competition, Turkey
Datça Culture and Arts Festival Golden Almond Documentary Competition, Turkey
Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Films Festival, Turkey
Istanbul International 1001 Documentary Film Festival, Turkey
International Istanbul Short Film Festival, Turkey



Omer GunesÖmer Güneş was born in 1988 in Diyarbakir. In 2008 he started studying in Erciyes University Faculty of Communication Department of Radio Cinema and Television. During his undergraduate studies he participated in 11 independent projects, working in many short films and documentaries. While a student he also worked in Kampus TV. He worked in various projects of Erciyes Film Workshop such as documentaries, feature films, promotions and commercials, as director, director of photography, and cameraman. Most currently the documentary "45 Days" which he directed received Best Documentary Award in the TRT Documentary Awards.

Thursday, November 14, 2013, 6:00 p.m.
Conference Auditorium, Boston University
775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston