Boston Turkish Film Festival

LEARNING HOW TO SWIM
Yüzme Öğreniyorum

Yuzme Ogreniyorum

Hasan and Ruksan are a couple who escaped from the civil war in Syria to Turkey. They dream of going to Europe from Çeşme by boat. Ruksan learns how to swim in case something happens during the escape.


SELECTED FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

  • KısaKes Film Competition, Pitching Platform, Turkey: Production Support Award
  • İzmir Short Film Festival, National Fiction Category, Turkey: Migros Youth Award
  • SETEM Academy, BAK Awards, Fiction Category, Turkey: Special Jury Award
  • Rotary Short Film Festival, Turkey: Second Best Film in Fiction Category
  • İKFD National Short Film Competition, Turkey: Special Association Award


SERPİL ALTIN

Serpil AltinSerpil Altın graduated from Anadolu University, Faculty of Communication, Department of Cinema and TV. After graduation she worked in movies, series and commercials. Her short film, “Bayram Harçlığı”, was screened in many festivals. In 2016 she founded Serpil Altın Film and produced two films, “Kızkaçıran” and “Cenaze İşleri”. She continues working in films as producer, director and script writer. Her filmography includes, Yüzme Öğreniyorum (short, 2017), Cenaze İşleri (fiction feature, 2017), Kızkaçıran (producer - fiction feature, 2016), Bayram Harçlığı (short, 2014), Asansör (short, 2009), Soygun (short, 2008), Geleceğe Yolculuk (short, 2002), Ben Giderim Adım Kalır (documentary, 2002), Benim Sinemalarım (documentary, 2001), Bozuk Kanal (video art, 2001).

 


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018
5:30 pm

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

In Competition

Directed by Serpil Altın
Short / 12 min. / 2017
Cast: Gönül Nagiyeva, Ergun Kuyucu

Free admission

    


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