Boston Turkish Film Festival

THE LAST LEAF
Son Yaprak

Son Yaprak | The Last Leaf


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017
12:00 pm

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

In Competition

Directed by Handan Erdil
Doc. / 62 min. / 2017

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85-year-old Mihal Şişko is one of the oldest and last Greeks of Kınalıada, one of the Princes’ Islands near Istanbul.  His grandfather came from Chios to settle the island in the late 1800s. Şişko was born on the island and began working as sexton at the church when he was 10 years old.

SELECTED FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

  • Berlin International Film Festival,Turkish Film Stand, Germany
  • Istanbul Film Festival, National Documentary Competition, Finalist,Turkey
  • Aegean Documentary Days, İzmir, Turkey
  • Cannes Film Festival,Turkish Film Stand, France
  • Documentarist, Istanbul Documentary Days, Turkey

HANDAN ERDİL

Handan Erdil

Handan Erdil (Istanbul) graduated from the Film and Television Program of Istanbul Bilgi University. She has worked for various television channels as a program director. She has been interested in documentary-making for a while and continues to work in this field.

 

 

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