Friday, November 13, 2015
5:00 p.m.

Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington
Avenue, Boston

(6 short films)

Kırmızı Işık – Fransa Çok Güzel

In Competition

Directed by Yasemin Akıncı
Short / 14 min. / 2014 / France

Kirmizi Isik - Fransa Cok Guzel | Red Light


The documentary observes a day of three Roman women who live in a suburb of Toulouse in caravans, earning their living by washing car windows at red lights, and hanging to life by their joyful songs. The film draws attention to the conditions of Roman minorities in France.  

Selected Festivals and Awards

Golden Plane Film Festival: Yücel Çakmaklı Special Prize
Kısa-ca Student Films Festival: Special Jury Prize
Anarchist Film Festival, Montreal, Canada
İnönü University Short Film Festival
Ankara International Film Festival
iF Istanbul International Independent Films Festival
Akbank Short Film Festival
Istanbul Short Film Festival
Safranbolu Golden Saffron Documentary Film Festival
Cine Docu Documentary Film Screening, Marseilles, France

Yasemin AKINCI

Yasemin AkinciYasemin Akıncı was born in 1987 in Istanbul. After graduating from Galatasaray University Faculty of Communications Department of Cinema, she started studying at ESAV Cinema School in Toulouse, France where she graduated in 2013 with a degree in cinematography. Her previous film is Ax û Av / Kerpiçten Hayaller (57 min., 2014).