Wednesday 18      ORE 20:10  |  ORE 22:20  |  ORE 22:20  |  ORE 16:40  |  ORE 18:20  |  ORE 18:20

Girls of Hope (Umudun Kizlari)

ORE 16:40 | CINEMA AQUILA SALA 3


Turkey, 2012, DV, Color, 63' - documentary

DIRECTED BY:
Aysegul Selenga Taskent

CAST:
Meryem Ozhan, Besna Taradus, Birgul Etiker

SCREENPLAY:
Aysegul S. Taskent

PHOTOGRAPHY:
Delizia Flaccavento

EDITING:
Aysegul S. Taskent, Bulut Tar

MUSIC:
Ceyda Pirali www.jingleworks.com

PRODUCER:
Aysegul Taskent, Delizia Flacavento

WORLD SALES:
Delizia Flaccavento

SYNOPSIS:


In the Eastern and Southeastern regions of Turkey, the illiteracy rate among women is near 45 percent. For years, the government, NGOs, and individual effort have worked to improve the situation. However, economic hardship and strict traditions still prevent many girls from accessing education. Filmed in Van, Eastern Turkey, the documentary portrays a few girls who struggle for their education and, despite all of the difficulties, try to hold on to their hope for a better future.

BIOGRAPHY:

Born in Ankara, Aysegul Selenga Taskent has been passionate about cinema since childhood. She earned a BA degree in American Literature, an MA degree in Media and an MFA degree at the State University of New York, USA, where she taught and studied media arts production and documentary filmmaking. Her work focuses on social and political dynamics and problems within specific communities. She is a faculty member in the Cinema Department at Bahcesehir University Cinema in Istanbul and works on documentary projects.

MOVIE SEARCH

GENRE
ORIGINAL TITLE
DIRECTOR
COUNTRY
YEAR

   
NEWSLETTER

Iscriviti alla nostra newsletter - Subscribe to our newsletter.

Programma PDF

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com