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SUMMARY

"Here/ Beyond" is a thematic compilation of shorts about the conflict between earthly trappings and spiritual quests. Burdens of possessions, birds in search of infinitude, unthought-of possibilities, and eternity peeking from the corner…

ONE MOONLESS NIGHT
2016, ANIMATION, HD, 3’25’’

DIRECTOR: PELİN KIRCA
SCREENPLAY: PELİN KIRCA
MUSIC: MORPHINE
PRODUCER: PELİN KIRCA, OLIVIER DE BANNES

One Moonless Night is inspired from the mystical sufic poem The Conference of the Birds by Farid ud-Din Attar. The seven valleys cross through rooms opening onto one another; there are walls, windows and a poppy hanging in the air…

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Pelin Kırca (Atlanta, 1982) lives in Istanbul. She graduated from the Department of Graphic Design at Bilkent University and then acquired her MFA in Design from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her works encompass graphic and digital design, as well as illustration and video art, and have appeared in various media including art publications, books, and music videos. Her key films include Reconstructing Mayakovsky (2008) and Memento Mori (2014).
www.pelinkirca.com



AWAY FROM HER
2016, FICTION, HD, 13’34’’

DIRECTOR: ÖZGÜR DEMİRCİ
PRODUCER: ÖZGÜR DEMİRCİ
PRODUCTION: FILM AGENCY
DOP: ÖZGÜR DEMİRCİ
EDITING: ÖZGÜR DEMİRCİ
SUBTITLES: BUĞRA GAMBINO

A woman who has worked in kitchens her whole life tells the hidden story of the second job she has been doing for the past 8 years.
www.filmagency.net

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Özgür Demirci (İzmir, 1991) lives in İzmir. He studied Radio, Television and Cinema at Marmara University. Away From Her is his first documentary as director.



35
2016, FICTION, HD, 8’59’’

DIRECTOR: MUSTAFA EFELTİ
SCREENPLAY: MUSTAFA EFELTİ
MUSIC: ANONİM
PRODUCER: MUSTAFA EFELTİ
CAST: FERHAT BAHADIR, ÖZGÜR KILIÇ, SERHAT BAŞEĞMEZ
DOP: ARDA YILDIRAN, ARMAĞAN GÜNDÜZ
ART DIRECTOR: FATİH ŞAHİN
EDITOR: CANER KÜÇÜK

Bahtiyar, who enjoys the freedom of living wihout any possessions, finds himself restless when he suddenly comes into possession of something.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Mustafa Efelti (Istanbul, 1977) lives in Istanbul. He is currently developing his next short film project. 35 is his first film as director.



REMINISCENCE
2016, EXPERIMENTAL, HD, 3’23’’

DIRECTORS: ECE YAZICIGİL, ILGIN HARPUT
SCREENPLAY: ECE YAZICIGİL, ILGIN HARPUT
PRODUCER: ECE YAZICIGİL, ILGIN HARPUT
CAST: SABAHAT GEZGİN
DOP: ECE YAZICIGİL, ILGIN HARPUT
SOUND DESIGN: BOĞATAY KÖPRÜLÜ
EDITING: ECE YAZICIGİL, ILGIN HARPUT

An experimental short about an elderly woman’s relation to her house and her memories.

ABOUT THE DIRECTORS
Ece Yazıcıgil (İstanbul, 1991) and Ilgın Harput (İstanbul, 1993) live in Istanbul. They studied Film and TV at Istanbul Bilgi University together and have been working on their film projects in Istanbul and Santa Fe since then. Reminiscence is their first film as directors.



JOURNEY TO ANOTHER WORLD
2016,EXPERIMENTAL, HD, 9’21’’

DIRECTOR: BORA TARHAN
SCREENPLAY: BORA TARHAN
MUSIC: ICARO
PRODUCER: BORA TARHAN
CAST: DANIEL GILADI, SELVA DIVINORUM, BORA TARHAN
DOP: BORA TARHAN
SOUND DESIGN: ALİCAN OKAN
COLOR: EMRAH TEKİN
COMPOSITING: AZİZ BURAK KANDAZ

The director goes to Peru to explore its geography and nature, but the journey turns into an internal one.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Bora Tarhan (Zile, 1969) lives in Istanbul. He lived in Montreal and Miami after completing his studies at Izmir Dokuz Eylül University. He took up photography while living in New York and has been working in the field ever since. His key films include Oy Ver Lütfen (2014) and Oyuna Sahip Çık (2015).
www.vimeo.com/boratarhan



ZELAL
2016, FICTION, HD, 17’13’’

DIRECTOR: FİLİZ IŞIK BULUT
SCREENPLAY: FİLİZ IŞIK BULUT
PRODUCER: FİLİZ IŞIK BULUT, SELAHATTİN BULUT
CAST: DEVRİM KARADAĞ, KISMET BULUT, HAYRİYE TANIŞ
ASSISTANT DIRECTORS: BARAN BULUT-ROJDA, ŞÜKRAN KARAŞ
DOP: AHMET BAYER
EDITING: MEMET DALMAZ
SOUND: SERKAN YAĞIZ
ART DIRECTOR: ZEYNEP BİLGİN

Zelal lost her husband and now lives with her son Ibo. She never sets foot outside her home. One day, her friend Seher asks her to cover her shift at work. Once there, Zelal faces feelings she had long forgotten.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Filiz Işık Bulut (Gümüşhane, 1970) lives in Istanbul. She studied Management of Performing Arts at Beykent University. She is currently working as a dramatist at a private art and drama school in Istanbul. Her key films include Voices (2009), The Exile (2011) and To Be a Mere Spectator (2013)



GROUND LEVEL
2017,FICTION, HD, 11’

DIRECTOR: AYRİS ALPTEKİN
SCREENPLAY: AYRİS ALPTEKİN, FEHİME SEVEN
PRODUCER: AYRİS ALPTEKİN
CAST: HATİCE ASLAN, HÜLYA GÜLŞEN IRMAK, ŞEHSUVAR AKTAŞ
DOP: DENİZ EYÜBOĞLU
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: BİLEN SEVDA KÖNEN
SOUND DESIGN: OĞUZ KAYNAK
ART DIRECTOR: SILA KARACA

Is asking for payment at a funeral home a breach of etiquette or a legitimate claim?

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Ayris Alptekin (İstanbul, 1992) lives in Istanbul. Her key films include Ben Bir Slogan Buldum: Annem Benim Yanımda (2014, !f 2014)