Footmark (Ayak İzi)

Documentary directed by Haydar Demirtaş (2018, 28 min.). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles.

Hoşyar Ali lives in the Kurdish region of Iraq and voluntarily removes mines from the Iran-Iraq border. He lost his son and brother, and both his legs, because of mine explosions. Ali welcomes the documentary team to his home, where he exhibits his collection of over 2,368,000 mines.

Self-Sacrificing Grandmothers of Black Sea (Karadeniz’in Yalnız Nineleri)

Documentary directed by Kaan Atilla Taşkın (2018, 61 min.). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles.

Self-Sacrificing Grandmothers of Black Sea takes a journey into the past of the Black Sea region of Anatolia, presenting the stories of elderly women who live by the rules of village life: they got married at an early age and follow a traditional lifestyle, refusing to adopt urban culture. Drawing on oral history, Self-Sacrificing Grandmothers of Black Sea examines the daily rituals and problems of these elderly women, who have witnessed at least three generations while adhering to the old ways.



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