Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Turkish Film Series: Gölgeler ve Suretler

Sat, February 16, 2013 | MEZ 1.306

6:30 PM

Gölgeler ve Suretler (Shadows and Faces, 2010), director: Derviş Zaim; 116 min  

Turkish Cypriot filmmaker Derviş 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.

All films are free and open to the public, in Turkish with English subtitles.

All films to be shown in MEZ 1.306.  Closest parking is in the Co-op and Dobie Mall Garages.


Sponsored by: Co-sponsored by the UT Department of Middle Eastern Studies and Austin-Antalya Sister Cities Committee

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