Set in the gritty, yet enchanting streets of Istanbul, Çanta is the story of three strangers who each unknowingly possess the object of the other’s desire -thus sending them on a collision course full of surreal twists and turns and life altering results.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Director Emre Sahin studied film at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. While a student at Emerson, Sahin’s short film, Fetish, was awarded two acclaimed Evvy awards (Best Film, Best Editing). After graduation he was awarded the coveted Panavision scholarship where he trained with some of the world’s leading directors of photography. Upon completion, Sahin started directing and editing documentary and television shows for networks such as ABC, NBC, CBS, ABC Family, MTV, VH1, The History Channel, The Travel Channel, TLC, and The Discovery Channel. Sahin currently splits his time working and living in Los Angeles and Istanbul.