Storyteller (Hikayeci)

Directed by Anıl Güldoğan (2018, 16 min.). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles.

This is the story of a writer, Sait, who works as a cleaner in a train station. It is forbidden for train station workers to work in a different profession, but Sait sells his stories secretly to passengers with the help of his friend Zafer. One day Sait falls in love with a woman he sees on the train. The woman compliments Sait for his stories and asks for more. Sait writes for her despite many difficulties until he is devastated by some news in the paper.

Equal (Eşit)

Documentary directed by Melih Kosif (2017, 19 min.). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles.

Students in remote villages experience a rare opportunity of learning photography with semi-pro equipment, and see life from a different perspective.

Wren (Çalıkuşu)

Documentary directed by Esra Yıldırım (2018, 22 min.). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles.

A documentary on the life of Hasibe Özar, who was educated as a teacher in the early years of the Republic of Turkey.

A Story with Music (Müzikli Bir Hikaye)

Documentary directed by Jale İncekol (2017, 34 min.). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles.

Aslı Tanrıkulu, an aspiring musician, is convinced by her father to move from Istanbul to a rural village in Eastern Anatolia to take up a position as a music teacher. Although she starts the journey with reservations, she ends up touching the lives of many students through music and forming a 40-member chamber orchestra.

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