Boston Turkish Film Festival

Kurbağa Avcıları

Kurbaga Avcilari

Frog hunting is a profession passing from fathers to sons among the Romans in Edirne, Turkey. The documentary tells details of this profession with the Romans’ culture in the background.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • İKFD National Short Film Competition, Turkey: Best Documentary
  • Okan University Student Films Short Film Competition, Turkey: Best Documentary
  • Çayda Çıra Film and Arts Festival, Turkey: Best Documentary
  • TRT Documentary Film Awards, National Student Films, Turkey: Best Documentary


Batuhan KurtBatuhan Kurt (Edirne, 1991) completed his primary and secondary education in Edirne. He is a graduate of Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Film Design on Directing Audio and Photography. He received education on cinema through a project called FilmTurkey offered by the US State Department, State University of New York at Fredonia, and Atlantik Film. The documentary he made during this project, “Bahar”, was screened in many national and international film festivals and received numerous awards. Since 2009 he has made many short films, documentaries, and commercials. In 2016 he filmed “The Border” (Hudut) with the support of Turkish Ministry of Culture which tells the migration story of Syrian refugees. “The Border” received Best Documentary Award in the 2017 Boston Turkish Festival Documentary and Short Film Competition (2017). Frog Hunters is director’s most recent film.


5:30 pm

Boston University
GSU Auditorium
755 Commonwealth Avenue (2nd Floor)

In Competition

Directed by Batuhan Kurt
Doc. / 30 min. / 2018

Free admission

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