Sunday, November 8, 2015
5:30 p.m.

GSU Auditorium, Boston University
775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

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(4 documentaries)


IT’S ARİ SIR, NOT ALİ
Ali Değil Ari Komutanım

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Directed by Deniz Özden
Doc. / 20' 40" / 2015

Ali Degil Ari Komutanim | Its Ari Sir Not Ali


Synopsis

The documentary focuses on the experiences and memories of Jewish and Christian Turkish citizens performing their mandatory military service in a country where majority of the population is Muslim. Presenting the viewers with interviews of these former soldiers, the film helps the audience members empathize and understand the difficulties and ironies of what it is like to be a marginalized minority in military.

Deniz ÖZDEN

Deniz OzdenDeniz Özden was born in 1990 in Istanbul. When he was 17 years old, he shot his first short film in Germany. His most significant work so far is “Bir Maç Günlüğü”. He is studying cinema-TV at Beykent University.