Boston Turkish Film Festival

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The Spider Web

3:45 pm

Boston University, GSU Auditorium
775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

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In competition
Directed by Hüseyin Aydın Gürsoy
Short / 17 min. / 2015 / France
Cast: Çağdaş Doğan, Ahmet Zirek, Sedef Ecer, Chérazade Benyahia


Hakan is a young Turkish house painter who works with his father. He has his future read in coffee grounds, which induces him to take some difficult decisions. His father will have to face his son for the first time.


Selected Festivals and Awards

  • CLAP D’OR at Clap 89 in Sens, France
  • Festival Le Court en dit Long, France
  • Festival Ecran Libre d’Aigues-Mortes, France
  • Kinofest Romania (out of competition, world panorama)
  • Rendez-vous avec le cinéma turc à Paris
  • Boğaziçi Film Festival, Istanbul - in competition
  • Le Temps Presse Short Film Festival, France - in competition
  • IFVA awards Hong Kong - in competition
  • Golden Sun Short Film Festival, Malta - in competition
  • Cluj Shorts, Romania - in competition
  • Eskişehir Shortfest, Turkey - in competition
  • DEA Open Air International Film Festival, Albania


Huseyin Aydin Gursoy

Born in Turkey in 1988, Hüseyin Aydın Gürsoy lives in France since the age of 3 and grew up with this double culture. He started taking acting classes at the age of 7 and over 10 years of training, he turned to filmmaking and directing. After making a few amateur short films, he co-founded Quadrangle Productions in 2011 and self-produced his first short movie, “The Fourteenth”. He just finished the shooting of his new short movie, “8 months“, in Turkey and continues to develop his projects, including a first feature film.



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