These films have been generously sponsored by
The American Turkish Society and Digital Film Academy join together to build a bridge between emerging Turkish filmmakers and the American Film Industry by offering an Audience-choice winner in its Short Film Competition a scholarship for a class at the Digital Film Academy in New York City.
These funny, moving, thought-provoking and memorable collections of short films will be screened together only on Sunday, May 18 at 5:00 pm.
After Shave (Dir: Nail Pelivan)
This 17-minute short film depicts the relationship between master and apprentice as a barber teaches his student the art of craftmanship.
Alzheimer (Dir: Neslihan Siligür)
This 15-minute short film depicts the story of a man who is sentenced to be forgotten by his lover after having lived long and happy years together.
Mesut The Fish (Dir: Hakan Hücum)
This 10-minute short film depicts Şefik, a traditional man with an ill-kept appearance, and his wife, Nalan, a couple that has lived the same routine for 20 years until one day when Şefik cooks a fish after another fight with Nalan.
Scarecrow (Dir: Adem Demirci)
This 11-minute short film depicts how a young woman, who is mourning the death of her husband, tries to overcome her fear as she tries to escape the feeling of being alone. She imagines as though her husband still continues to live as a pillar in her life as a scarecrow.
Vanished into Blue (Dir: Abdurrahman Öner)
This 12-minute short film juxtaposes a couple's troubled marriage, as seen through the lens of a black & white camera, with the conversation on a TV matchmaking program being the sole source of noise in an otherwise silent room.
Tickets for this screening are complimentary and open to public. The best short film will be selected by the audience after the screening.