Boston Turkish Film Festival

KILLIT

Killit


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017
5:00 pm

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Remis Auditorium
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston

In Competition

Directed by Zeynep Altay
Doc. / 17' 49" / 2016

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Four Assyrian families remained in Killit, a village near the city of Mardin after a big migration in the 1990’s. The documentary relates to ties to their land and their everyday life.

SELECTED FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

  • SETEM Academy, BAK (Documentary, Animation and Short Film) Awards in Documentary Category, Turkey: Best Director Award
  • Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary, Gaia Student Competition, Turkey: Special Mention
  • IFSAK Short Film Festival, Turkey: Best Short Film in Documentary Category
  • Marmaris International Short Film Festival, Turkey
  • Uşak Kanatlı Denizatı Short Film Festival, Turkey
  • Antakya International Film Festival, Turkey
  • Which Human Rights? Film Festival, Turkey
  • IKFD (Istanbul Short Filmmakers Association) Short Film Festival, Turkey
  • Ankara International Film Festival, Documentary Competition, Turkey

ZEYNEP ALTAY

Zeynep Altay

Zeynep Altay (Mardin, 1986) completed her primary education in  Sarikaya Village Primary School. After completing secondary education through distance education, in 2011 she was awarded a scholarship in Beykent University Department of Film and TV. She is doing a double major in film and television and sociology.

 

 

 

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