Please Understand Me

  • September 29, 2021 / 19:00
  • October 13, 2021 / 19:00

Directors: Steven Feinartz, Ahamed Weinberg
Cast:
Sarah Silverman, Ahamed Weinberg, Punkie Johnson, Mo Collins, Chad Damiani
USA, 2018, 5 episodes, 56', HDD, renkli / color
English with Turkish subtitles

Purposefully mismatched comedians are placed into a counseling session with real therapists. The therapist tries to conduct a counseling session while the comedians describe the insanity of their pre-fabricated relationship right in front of their eyes. 

Episode 1: Ahamed & Punkie

Ahamed (Ahamed Weinberg) drags his reluctant girlfriend Punkie (Punkie Johnson) to couples counseling in a last ditch effort to overcome their cultural differences and sexual road blocks. 

Episode 2: Rory & Natalie

Siblings Rory (Rory Scovel) and Natalie (Natalie Palamides) are seeking the help of a trained professional because they need to find a way to divvy up their inheritance in a civil manner after the passing of their father.

Episode 3: Ismael & Steph

Ismael (Ismael Loutfi) and Steph (Steph Tolev) have started couples counseling because Ismael feels Steph hasn't always respected his culture, while Steph feels her boundaries have been invaded by some of his habits.

Episode 4: Frederick & Maureen

Syndicated Talk Show Host, Frederick (Fred Melamed) and new wife Maureen (Mo Collins) work with a licensed therapist on their issues including Frederick's over-inflated ego and Maureen's growing maternal instincts.

Episode 5: Chad & Juzo

A Broom Master (Chad Damiani) and his apprentice (Juzo Yoshida) face their biggest spiritual test yet: the forbidden allure of a vacuum salesman.

Hannah Gadsby's OZ

Hannah Gadsby's OZ

Fucking Adelaide

Fucking Adelaide

This is Desmondo Ray!

This is Desmondo Ray!

Dinette

Dinette

Please Understand Me

Please Understand Me

Good News from the Skies

Good News from the Skies

Inspired by the exhibition And Now the Good News, which focusing on the relationship between mass media and art, we prepared horoscope readings based on the chapters of the exhibition. Using the popular astrological language inspired by the effects of the movements of celestial bodies on people, these readings with references to the works in the exhibition make fictional future predictions inspired by the horoscope columns that we read in the newspapers with the desire to receive good news about our day. 

Il Cavallo di Leonardo

Il Cavallo di Leonardo

In 1493, exactly 500 years ago, Leonardo da Vinci was finishing the preparations for casting the equestrian monument (4 times life size), which Ludovico il Moro, Duke of Milan commissioned in memory of his father some 12 years earlier. 

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico was born on July 10, 1888, in Volos, Greece, to an Italian family. His mother, Gemma Cervetto, was from a family of Genoa origin, but most likely she was born in Izmir. His father, Evaristo, was born on June 21, 1841 in the Büyükdere district of Istanbul.