Documentary and Short Film Competition


-- Non-Competition -


Saturday, December 6, 2008, 3:15 p.m.
GSU Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Boston University
775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

Short / 2008 / 3 min. / Turkey-USA
Written and directed by Faysal Soysal
Cast: Alfred Gizanni, Mehmet Fidan, Andrew Gerzon


At New York's Union Square a man reads his newspaper than he notices some news, he leaves his newspaper and his coffee on the bench. A boy comes and sits on that bench, he notices the news too, and he leaves in a hurry..


He was born in 1979 Batman, Turkey. He has a poetry book published in Turkish. He studied on Modern Turkish Poetry and Iranian Cinema and his poems and articles are published in different magazines. He has a Masters Degree on Cinema from Tehran Art University, Iran and another Masters Degree on Modern Turkish Literature from Van Yuzuncu Yil University, Turkey. Now, he lives in Istanbul.


What Time it is? (2008, short, 15 min)
Mizansen (2008, short 3 min)
Dreams of Lost Time (2007, short, 15 min)
The Day I Became My Mother (2006, short, 11' 30"; Baku Audio Visual Film Festival, Azerbaijan: Special 525 Qazete prize)
Ithaka (2005, short, 15 min)