Somewhere in the Black Sea (Karadeniz’de Bir Yer)

Documentary directed by Turgut Bayraktar (2018, 12 min.). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles.

A village in a remote location of the Black Seas welcomes back its people with its own wind, rain, sea, fish, and soil.

Trapped in the Euphrates (Fırat’ın Tutsağı)

Documentary directed by Cüneyt Alpay (2018, 25 min.). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles.

Luciobarbus Esocinus (Fırat Turnası) is a species of fish indigenous to the Euphrates River that will soon go extinct as a result of recent dam construction. Through interviews with scientists and local fishermen, this documentary portrays the survival struggle of this fish in a new environment.

From Porcelain to Iznik’s Ceramics (Fağfur’dan Çini’ye)

Documentary directed by Colin Mounier (2017, 47 min.). Digital.

This film takes place in a workshop of Iznik in the 16th century. A researcher-narrator explains how the ceramic masters, in their search for porcelain, find the “Çini.” The hero, Bahtiyar Usta (Master Bahtiyar), is a real Çini Usta in present-day Iznik, and his two sons, reliving his youth, are also ceramists.


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