Boston Turkish Film Festival

AGACHERI TURKS: THE WOODMEN OF ANATOLIA
Ağaçeriler: Tahtacı Türkmenleri

Agaceriler Tahtaci Turkmenleri | Agacheri Turks The Woodmen of Anatolia


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017
6:00 pm

Boston University
GSU Auditorium
775 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston

In Competition

Directed by Elif Ertürk
Doc. / 19' 50" / 2016

Free admission. Advance registration required.

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“Tahtacılar / The Woodmen of Anatolia” are Alevite Turcomans who live in the mountainous areas of northern and southern coasts of Anatolia, living on wood work and carpentry. Although the historical documents are vague, it is known that they have been living in the same area for centuries. Today many still live on the same lands. This documentary portrays their daily lives and traditions.

SELECTED FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

  • Adana Film Festival, Mediterranean Countries Short Film Competition, Turkey
  • Early Bird Student Films Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • International Boğaziçi Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Istanbul International Arts Fair, Turkey
  • ISFF Festival Cinemaiubit, Romania
  • Free Net World International Film Festival, Nish, Serbia
  • Istanbul International Short Film Festival, Turkey
  • The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival, Eugene, Oregon, USA
  • International Film Festival of Nepal, Dharan, Nepal

ELİF ERTÜRK

Elif Erturk

 

Elif Ertürk (Istanbul, 1981) received her bachelor’s degree from Istanbul Kültür University, Department of Communication Design, on Cinema Module. She completed her master’s thesis on the analysis of the film ‘Kingdom of Heaven’ in 2012. She worked in many short film and documentary projects, and in various capacities for radio and TV. Her articles were published in IFSAK Photography and Cinema Journal and International Congress of Visual Culture 2012 (Visualist2012). Also in 2012 her photography were displayed in the IKSV Design Academy Group Exhibition. In 2016 she taught “Theories of Film Analysis in Cinema” class  in the short film workshop  organized by the İKÜ Communication Design Department and Adana Çukurova Municipality. She works in Istanbul Kültür University since 2009.

 

 

 

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