Turkish Film Series: Gölgeler ve Suretler (Shadows and Faces)
Sat, February 16, 2013 • 6:30 PM • MEZ 1.306
Turkish Cypriot filmmaker Dervis Zaim's most recent directorial effort, in which he tackles the inter-communal violence his homeland experienced in the 1960s, dominated the awards at the 2011 Ankara International Film Festival, winning seven honors, including best film and best director, at the festival's closing ceremony. "Shadows and Faces" recounts the tragedy Turkish Cypriots experienced in 1963 through the story of a father and daughter.
The Turkish Film Series is co-sponsored by the Department of Middle Eastern Studies and Austin-Antalya Sister Cities Committee.
All films are free and open to the public, in Turkish with English subtitles.
The closest public parking is in the Co-op and Dobie Mall Garages.