The Fruit of Darkness (Hal – Karanligin Meyvesi) by Sila Özsoy (2012, 22 min.). This thoughtful documentary addresses the struggles of the nearly 20,000 workers at a market hall in Antalya, Turkey.
The Last Sponge Diver (Son Süngerci)by Sibel Gologlu Mesci and Savas Karakas (2011, 50 min.). An epic story written in the depths of the Aegean Sea, sea sponge diver Aksona Mehmet sets sail to revisit the reefs in his memories.
Life as a Fable - A Narrative (Bir Hayati Masal Gibi Anlatmak)by Hüseyin Karabey (2012, 34 min.). Jülide Kural, famous for her role as “Ipek” in the Turkish TV series Super Dad, dreamed of portraying Frida Kahlo on stage. Initially unaware of their similarities, Kural discovered that Kahlo, like herself, struggled with spiritual and physical pain, but also had a passion for life. This film covers this eight-year-long story, from the rehearsals of the play Frida Kahlo Yasasin Hayat (Frida Kahlo Long Live Life!) to the present.
Short Documentary Finalists
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
- $9MFA members, seniors, and students
- $11Nonmembers Ticket Purchase Required
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