Boston Turkish Film Festival


Karadeniz | Black Sea

1:30 pm

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Remis Auditorium
465 Huntington Avenue

In Competition

Directed by Ulaş Karaoğlu
Short / 19' 54" / 2015

Cast: Bülent Emin Yarar, Ali Atilla Şendil, Mehmet Avdan, İbrahim Gündoğan, Fehmi Karaarslan, Özgü Akaçça, Elif Su Tanyeri, Bahtiyar Engin, Yıldıray Şahinler

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A revolutionary group of five is forced to leave the country after a riot. They manage to arrange a fisher boat with which they plan to flee to Bulgaria from Turkey via Black Sea. This difficult and dangerous journey results in the questioning of themselves and persistence of their organization.


  • Mexico International Film Festival, Narrative Short Film Competition: Bronze Palm Award
  • Akbank International Short Film Festival, National Competition, Turkey: Audience Award
  • Sarmat Independent International Film Festival, International Competition, Russia: Best Script Award
  • Bronx International Film Festival, New York, USA
  • Istanbul Film Festival National Competition, Turkey
  • Valletta Film Festival, International Competition, Malta
  • Dingle International Film Festival, Killarney, Ireland
  • Rapid Lion South African International Film Festival, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Eskişehir International Film Festival, Turkey
  • Ankara Accessible Film Festival, Turkey
  • MICA Mostra Internacional de Cinema da Amazônia Film Festival, Amazonas, Brazil
  • Southampton International Film Festival, UK
  • Athens International Short Film Festival Psarkokokalo, Athens, Greece
  • Kosovo Film Festival International  Competition, Prishtina, Kosovo
  • International Izmir Short Film Festival, Turkey


Ulas Karaoglu

Ulaş Karaoğlu (Istanbul, 1977) graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Philosophy in 2000. Between 1996 and 2008 he wrote various articles on philosophy and politics in a series of different magazines. He was responsible for the legal and economic affairs of Atölye Publishing House from 1998 to 2003, which published books on politics, philosophy, and arts. He works in entertainment industry since 2000.




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