Boston Turkish Film Festival



Ahmet’s divorced wife serves in prison. Ahmet, who is a truck driver, takes his son to live with him. Father and son are forced to live in a truck until they have a new life. They go for a long journey where they will get to know each other.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Montecatini International Short Film Festival, Italy: Best Film
  • Beirut International Film Festival, Lebanon: Best Second Film
  • Jinzhen International Short Film Festival, China: Best Second Film
  • SETEM Academy, BAK Awards, Fiction Category, Turkey: Best Editing
  • Siirt Short Film Festival, Turkey: Second Prize
  • Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France: Shorts from Turkey
  • Berlin Film Festival, Germany: Turkish Films Stand
  • Ankara International Film Festival, Turkey
  • Tirana Film Festival, Albania
  • İzmir Short Film Festival, Turkey
  • Mona Film Festival, Belgium
  • Antalya Film Festival, Turkey
  • İFSAK Short Film Competition, Turkey
  • Atıf Yılmaz Short Film Festival, Turkey


Cem OzayCem Özay (Gaziantep, 1983) worked as assistant editor in news agencies until he started working in films in 2003. He worked as assistant, location manager, production coordinator, and executive producer in television series and movies. After deciding to continue his journey in the industry as a writer and director, he made his directoral debut with his short film Passenger in 2017.

6:00 pm

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Remis Auditorium
465 Huntington Avenue

In Competition

Directed by Cem Özay
Short / 20 min. / 2017

Cast: Ahmet Özay, Batuhan Özay

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