Boston Turkish Film Festival

TOPRAK

Toprak

Toprak, who is only eight, translates for his parents who can’t speak French. During his mother’s second trimester ultrasound in the hospital, he will be the first one to know if the twin babies are brothers or sisters.


SELECTED FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

  • Festival International du Film Oriental de Genève (FIGOG),  Switzerland: FIFOG d'Or Best Short Film
  • Ankara International Film Festival, Turkey: Best Third Short Film
  • Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner, France: Coups de coeur
  • Akbank Short Film Festival, Turkey: Special Mention
  • Filmfestival Türkei- Deutschland, Germany: Best Short Film
  • Festival du Film Court Francophone de Vaux-en-Velin - Un poing c'est court, France: Mention Spéciale du Jury Professionnel, Prix ENTPE / ENSAL du Jury des Grandes Écoles
  • JCI Istanbul Crossroads International Short Film Festival, Turkey: Best Screenplay, Best Photography, Best Editing
  • International Short Film Festival of the Bay of Pasaia, IKUSKA, Spain: Special Jury Prize
  • Short of the Year, Spain: Special Jury Mention
  • RodeTulp Film Festival, The Netherlands: Best Short Film
  • Cinalfama Lisbon International Film Awards, Portugal: Best Short Film
  • Paris Courts Devant - 5 scénarios vivants, France: Prix France 2 Histoires courtes

ONUR YAĞIZ

Onur YagizOnur Yağız (1986) was born in France to Turkish parents. He studied literature, theatre and film at the Sorbonne-Nouvelle University, before directing Patika (2013), his first short film. Toprak (2017) is his second film.


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018
3:30 pm

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

In Competition

Directed by Onur Yağız
Short / 11 min. / 2017
Cast: Ege Sane, Fırat Çelik, Emine Meyrem, Pierre Deladonchamps

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