Boston Turkish Film Festival

Güney Kutbu

Guney Kutbu | South Pole

3:00 pm

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Remis Auditorium
465 Huntington Avenue

In Competition

Directed by Emin Akpınar
Short / 5 min. / 2016

Cast: Ayberk Attila, Özkan Ayalp, Tülay Bekret

In Memoriam Ayberk Attila

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Muhsin is a retired, simple man. He lives in an old house with his wife. One day, while he watches the news on television he sees his own mugshot. The reporter claims that Muhsin is the head of a terrorist group, and he is going to be killed during the protests that day…


  • Entretodos Curtas, Sao Paulo, Brasil: Special Jury Prize
  • Beirut International Film Festival, Lebanon: Special Jury Prize
  • AB Short Film Festival, Istanbul/Ankara, Turkey: Best Film Award
  • Setem Bak Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey: Special Jury Prize
  • Uruguay International Film Festival
  • Fajr International Film Festival, Iran
  • Milledgeville Film Festival, Georgia, USA
  • !F Istanbul Independent Film Festival, Turkey
  • Med Film Festival, Rome, Italy
  • Reggio Film Festival, Italy
  • Biobio Cine, Chile
  • The Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Germany
  • Athens International Short Film Festival, Greece
  • Corti in Cortile, Catania, Italy
  • FICNOVA, Madrid, Spain
  • Cinephillia Productions Films to Watch Series, NY / Dubai / Cairo


Handan Erdil

Emin Akpınar (Ankara, 1982) lives in Istanbul. After receiving a degree in engineering, he studied film in New York Film Academy. He took part in many projects as assistant, cameraman, and photographer. South Pole is his first film.



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