LOGLINE: A Turksih photographerâ€™s search of his identity in which the romantic is entangled with the political.SYNOPSIS: Husrev, a Turkish photographer in a foreign country, suddenly loses his wife and feels doubly alienated afterwards, because of the current political volatility that prevents him from returning to Turkey. Husrev falls into an artistic crisis, which leads him to re-establish his severed connections with the place of his origin and identity through miniature painting art.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Tanju Ozdemir is a Turkish filmmaker who writes and directs films that study complexities of human relationships, dreams, memories and contemporary experiences of life.Tanju received his M.F.A in Film and Media Art from Emerson College in December 2017.He teaches film production as a faculty at Emerson College & University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He has produced five short narrative films that have been shown in national and international film festivals.His most recent work is about a Turkish photographerâ€™s search for his identity and origin through painting miniatures in a world where the romantic is entangled with the political. It has been supported by prestigious UFVA (University Film and Video Association) Carole Fielding Grant.- RIFF (Reykjavik Intâ€™l Film Festival) 2017 - Reykjavik Talent Lab- Masterclasses with Nuri Bilge Ceylan (LACMA & UCLA)