Shorts From Turkey

  • March 8, 2019 / 19:00
  • March 27, 2019 / 19:00

Mrs. Nebile's Wormhole

Director: Pınar Yorgancıoğlu
Cast: Jale Arıkan, Tim Seyfi, Yaşar Çetin, Judith Hoersch, Selin Kavak
Germany, Turkey, USA, 2016, 14', color
Turkish with English subtitles

Bored with her own domestic routine in Southern Germany, a middle-aged Turkish housewife digs a secret tunnel into the house next-door.

 

Ground Level

Director: Ayris Alptekin
Cast: Hatice Aslan, Şehsuvar Aktaş, Hülya Gülşen, Nazlı Bulum, Albina Özden, Erdem Kaynarca
Turkey, 2017, 11', color
Turkish with English subtitles

Is it beyond ethical boundaries or a legitimate right to demand one’s salary during a funeral? The old lady who Sevim nursed has died. All the relatives meet at her house for the banquet. Although Sevim is quite sad, she has to demand her already late salary. While she is disturbed of the ethical conflict of demanding her wage in a funeral home, eventually the issue becomes a huge incident for the upper-middle class family.

 

Androktones

Director: Emine Yıldırım
Cast: Gökçen Gökçebağ, Ezgi Çelik
Turkey, 2018, 10', color
Turkish with English subtitles

Androktones retells the Amazons Female Warrior myths in the Turkish language, through the contradicting words of a female and male narrator. Set in a  touristic Amazon theme park built in the Turkish Black Sea city of Samsun, ANDROKTONES takes a plunge at how the historical legacy of the Amazons is still very much subjective, and how the suffocating patriarchal voice defies time, language or geography.

 

Nedret Gets Lost For A Day

Director: Berrak Çolak
Cast: Nezahat Oynar, Orhan Kalycıoğlu, Ayşegül Tolgay, Nadide Tanırer
Turkey, 2018, 11', color
Turkish with English subtitles

Through a misterious murder of her husband, old and attractive Nedret, runs away from the coccoon of home and city , facing a journey of no return. Wearing a bloodied, pink satin nightgown, she, ramblingly passes through weird gazes and facades of city while she calls name of an another woman. As she gets closer to the woman she’s searching for, will she be able to find a reasonable answer?

 

Titanyum

Director: Gökçe Erdem
Cast: Ece Seçer, Sanem Öge, Ece Koroğlu, Uğur Ahurcu, Yeşim Duman, Ahsen Eroğlu
Turkey, Canada, 2018, 15', color
Turkish with English subtitles

A promising young figure skater in 1990s Turkey has to overcome the self-doubt that is jeopardizing her performance.

 

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Seven Women Seven Sins

Seven Women Seven Sins

Shorts From Turkey

Shorts From Turkey

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Turquerie

Turquerie

Having penetrated the Balkans in the fourteenth century, conquered Constantinople in the fifteenth, and reached the gates of Vienna in the sixteenth, the Ottoman Empire long struck fear into European hearts. 

When Metaphysical Art is Mentioned, His Name Comes to Mind <br>  Who Is Giorgio de Chirico?

When Metaphysical Art is Mentioned, His Name Comes to Mind
Who Is 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.

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

In 1998 Ben Jakober and Yannick Vu collaborated on an obvious remake of Marcel Duchamp’s Roue de Bicyclette, his first “readymade” object. Duchamp combined a bicycle wheel, a fork and a stool to create a machine which served no purpose, subverting accepted norms of art.