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New York Premiere of “Metruk”

Metruk (The Abandoned) had an invitation from New York couple of months ago.  It will take part at the Summer Festival Series (July 2 – 11) of NEWFILMMAKERS NY.

A screening program of short innovative and unconventional documentaries

Curated by Tova Beck-Friedman:

The Also Sisters RURAL PRETÉRITO

Jeremy Kelly CHIPPEWA LAKE PARK

Liliana Orbach DI LIBE BREANT A SHREK

Caryn Cline COMPOST CONFIDENTIAL

Muralla Media Works THE ISLAND IS RIDICULOUS

Orkide Ünsür METRUK / THE ABANDONED

Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 – 6:00 p.m.

Place:  Anthology Film Archive, Deren Theater 32 Second Ave @ 2nd Street, New York, NY 10003

 

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Metruk at Dialog Greek-Turkish Short Film Festival

DIALOG is a cinematic cultural and friendship bridge of  Greece and Turkey, screening the best Turkish & Greek short films.  An annual event takes place in Eskisehir, Turkey and Thessaloniki, Greece.

The 3rd Dialog Greek-Turkish Short Film Festival is held on 30 April – May 1 in Eskisehir, Turkey. The festival is  organized by  Anadolu University Faculty of Communication Sciences – Department of Cinema and Television and  TISFF Thess International Film Festival.

Metruk (The Abandoned) was screened on Monday, April  30 at 18:30 (06:30 p.m.)

Being Interviewed by “Her Film”

Her Film” is a global project to build audiences for films by, for and about women. Her Film is run by Kyna Morgan in collaboration with Marian Evans  and with contributions by Lotus Wollschlager .  Kyna is a screenwriter and producer as well as a film publicity and marketing professional based in the U.S. and Toronto, Canada. Marian is a writer, cultural activist, filmmaker based in Wellington, New Zealand. She is the author of the Wellywood Woman blog and podcast.  Lotus is the official Her Film Reviewer, and an avid movie enthusiast based in U.S.

“Her Film” begins its country-focused series with female filmmakers and I’m honored and glad to be the first interviewee from Turkey.  Many thanks for their interest and support.

Click here to read the interview:

(source: http://her-film.com/)

Metruk is finalist in Boston Turkish Festival

from the movie Metruk (The Abandoned)

Metruk (The Abandoned) is selected as finalist for the 16th Boston Turkish Festival Documentary & Short Film Competition in Boston, Massachusetts,  USA. It will be screened on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in Boston Public Library.

Members of this year’s Competition Jury include:

Haden Guest, Director, Harvard Film Archive
Peter Keough, Film Editor – Boston Phoenix
Carter Long, Katharine Stone White Curator of Film, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Boston Turkish Festival Documentary and Short Film Competition provides a rare opportunity for filmmakers to have a platform in the United States for their films to reach an international audience, as well as film critics.

(Source: http://www.bostonturkishfestival.org)

Making a short film is a challenge…

“Kısa Film Bir Meydan Okumadır”: Read my interview on Istanbul Semtleri by Demet Caha  http://www.istanbulsemtleri.com/yazi_58_kisa-film-bir-meydan-okumadir.html

COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 is on IZ TV in November 2011

IZ TV is Turkey’s first documentary channel. During its maiden season in 2006, IZ TV has received Hotbird’s Honorable Mention and in 2007, IZ TV has been honored as Europe’s best documentary channel.

from the movie COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 (Aykut Ünker Archieve)

8’den 8’e SAHILDEKILER ( COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 ) will be broadcast on IZ TV’s “Indie  Films” on November 7, 2011 at 05:55 a.m.

Check out its web site for my short film and watch the trailer they prepared.

* Many thanks again to my small crew and all friends who support me and my short film.

COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 is on IZ TV in October 2011

from the movie COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 (Archive Photography by Aykut Ünker)

IZ TV is Turkey’s first documentary channel. During its maiden season in 2006, IZ TV has received Hotbird’s Honorable Mention and in 2007, IZ TV has been honored as Europe’s best documentary channel.

8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER ( COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 ) will be broadcast on IZ TV’s “Indie  Films” on October 23, 2011 at 06:45 a.m.

Check out its web site for my short film and watch the trailer they prepared.

* Many thanks again to my small crew and all friends who support me and my short film.

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