Butimar

Documentary and Short Film Competition

SHORT FILMS

-- In Competition -

BUTÎMAR: TRILOGY OF MOTHER AND SON
(Butîmar: Anne Ogul Uclemesi)


Thursday, December 4, 2008,
5:30 p.m.
Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Short / 2008 / 20 min. / Turkey
Written and directed by Erol Mintas
Cast: Ferit Kaya, Mehtap Anil


Synopsis

Butîmar is a bird which feeds on sea water. One day, he realizes that the sea will dry soon or later. So he doesn’t drink water from the sea any more and dies of thirst.


Festivals and Awards

40th Golden Orange Film Festival, Antalya, Turkey (2008)
Scenario Competition by the Ministry of Culture and TURSAK, Turkey(2008): Second Place


EROL MINTAS

Erol MintasHe was born in 1983 in Kars. He was graduated from Computer and Teaching Technologies Department of the Marmara University in 2006 and started studying for the master’s degree for Cinema-TV in the Institute of Fine Arts of the Marmara University. He has written articles about cinema in different newspapers (Evrensel, Radikal Genç …). He has still been working on his thesis about “Existentialism and Cinema of Tarkovsky” .

Filmography
Butîmar (2008, 20')
Erostrate (2007, 15')
Gidememek (2007, 15')
Kül (2006, 15')