Boston Turkish Film Festival

A HOPEFUL STORY
Umutlu Bir Hikaye

A Hopeful Story | Umutlu Bir Hikaye

Retired music teacher Şükran Akdeniz returns to her village and established a choir with the women of the village, between the ages of 40 to 82. Very soon the choir becomes well known as the members both sing and promote their own culture. The village attracts visitors and the women begins to earn an income by selling their natural products. Dream of a 65-year old retired teacher succeeds to move stones in a traditional setting by firing up the creativity within women.


SELECTED FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

  • Adana International Film Festival, Turkey (2018): World Premiere
  • Marmaris International Short Film Festival (2018): Opening Film
  • International Filmmor Women's Films Festival (2019)
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    JALE İNCEKOL
    Jale Incekol Jale Incekol (Istanbul, 1970) graduated from Ege University School of Journalism in 1990. In 2003 she began working as a director in television series. For the last three years she has been directing documentaries.

     

    Selected Filmography:

    Documentaries as Director and Producer:

    Müzikli Bir Hikaye (2017)
    Umutlu Bir Hikaye (2018)
    Bu İşte Bir Umut Var (In progress)
    Neşeli Bir Hikaye (In progress)

    TV Series as Director:

    Zalim (Star TV 2003 )
    Senden Başka (ATV 2007)
    Kavak Yelleri (Kanal D 2006-2010 )
    Yağmurdan Kaçarken (ATV 2013 )

     


    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2019
    2:30 pm

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

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    In Competition

    Directed by Jale İncekol
    Doc. / 55 min. / 2018

    Umutlu Bir Hikaye

    Films in this session:
    Documentary Finalists-1

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