Boston Turkish Film Festival

THE COMPANION
Refakatçi

Refakatci | The Companion


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017
12:00 pm

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

In Competition

Directed by Burçe Bahadır
Doc. / 59 min. / 2016

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A child who comes to know the life behind cold corridors, barred windows and locked doors. What does he feel when he gets outside and sees buses, trees, the crowd? What does he think? The Companion narrates the story of children who were born in prison and who believe that the world is all made up of that prison. Özen just starts nursery school and Batu has never left the prison since his birth…

SELECTED FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

  • Turkish Journalists Association (TGC) Sedat Simavi TV Documentary Awards: Best Documentary

BURÇE BAHADIR

Burce Bahadir

Burçe Bahadır (Ankara, 1973) graduated from. Ankara Atatürk Anadolu High School. She has a graduate degree in Polish Language and Literature from Ankara University. She began working in Turkish Radio and TV (TRT) as a producer in 1999. She made many programs for TRT Radio Istanbul, TRT Radio Ankara, TRT Türk and TRT Documentary Channels. She wrote her book, “Ölü Kadınlar” (Dead Women) based on the documentaries which she made in prisons on domestic murders. Currently she works as a producer and director in TRT Documentary Channel.

Filmography:
Modern Zamanlar (2012- 2013)
Ölmekten Yorulmuşuz  (2014)
Ekran Beyaz Türkler Esmer  (2015)
Refakatçi (2016)

 

 

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