A Dream School in the Steppes (Tepecik Hayal Okulu) by Güliz Sağlam (2014, 55 min.). Turkish filmmaker Ahmet Uluçay, known by his idiosyncratic short films and his only feature film Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds, saw his world collapsing when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. This documentary film draws us from the half-lit corridors of a hospital to the village, to childhood and dreams, and into the world of a passionate cinéaste.
Toñita’s by Beyza Boyacıoğlu and Sebastian Diaz (2014, 20 min.). A documentary portrait of the last Puerto Rican social club in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Discussion with director of Toñita’s follows screening.