Boston Turkish Film Festival

THE BORDER
Hudut

Hudut | The Border


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017
6:00 pm

Boston University
GSU Auditorium
775 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston

In Competition

Directed by Batuhan Kurt
Doc. / 32 min. / 2016

Free admission. Advance registration required.

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A rumor spreads that Europe is accepting Syrian refugees through Turkey’s border. Syrian refugees living all around Turkey gets organized through social media and reaches the border city of Edirne. Then, days of waiting begin…

SELECTED FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

  • Van Gölü Film Festival, Turkey: Best Documentary Director
  • Marmaris International Short Film Festival, Turkey
  • Kısa-ca International Student Films Festival, Turkey
  • Antakya International Film Festival, Turkey
  • İfsak Short Film Festival, Turkey
  • TRT (Turkish Radio and Television) Documentary Awards
  • İKFD Short Film Festival, Turkey
  • İnönü University Short Film Festival, Turkey
  • Antalya Cinema Days, Turkey
  • Yıldız Short Film Festival, Turkey

BATUHAN KURT

Batuhan Kurt

 

Batuhan Kurt (Edirne, 1991) completed his primary and secondary education in Edirne. As he was continuing his high school education, he received education in filmmaking in the FilmTurkey project, co-directed by US State Department, SUNY Fredonia and Atlantik Film. His film “Bahar”, which he made as a part of this project, was screened in many national and international festivals and received awards. He made a number of short films since 2009. He filmed “The Border” in 2016 with the support of the Turkish Ministry of Culture. He is a graduate of Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Film Design on Editing, Sound and Cinematography.

 

 

 

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