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Boston Turkish Arts & Culture Festival 2023 | Documentary and Short Film Competition Nov 17 - Dec 3

FINALIST
November 18 - December 3, 2023

SPECIAL MENTION

FATIH THE CONQUEROR
Avrupa Fatihi

avrupa fatihi

Short / 15 min. / 2023 / with English subtitles

DIRECTOR Onur Yağız

CAST: Thomas Curel, Emre Öcal, Umut Köker, Redouanne Harjane, Céline Elhan Günes, Emin Tunç

SCREENWRITER Onur Yağız
PRODUCER Pierre-Louis Garnon
CINEMATOGRAPHER Mathieu Gaudet
EDITOR Joseph Comar, Mona-Lise Lanfant

This Saturday is a Turkish wedding day at Espace Venise. Huddled in a car in the parling lot, Fatih, 21, wants to get married. He has set his sights on Ipek, Recep’s sister. But neither Murat, his best friend, nor Recep, nor even Ipek are aware of this yet.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Concours Jeunes Talents France Télévisions & CNC, France (2023): Best Director, Best Screenplay
  • Fox International Film Festival, Italy (2023): Honorable Mention : Best Supporting Actor & Best Sound Design
  • Five Continents International Film Festival, Venezuela (2023): Best Comedy, Audience Award, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Lead Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design
  • Rome Prisma Film Awards, Italy (2023): Best of Fest, Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Screenwriter, Best Lead Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Poster
  • FISCESA San Antonio Independent Film Festival, Ecuador (2023): Best Short Fiction
  • Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Madrid, Spain (2023): Best Art Direction
  • Ruby Bay International Film Festival, New Zealand (2023): Best Performance
  • Jammu Film Festival, India (2023): Best Actor, Best Cinematography


Onur YAĞIZ

onur yagizOnur Yağız (1986) was born in France to Turkish parents. He studied literature, theatre and film at the Sorbonne-Nouvelle University, before directing Patika (2013) and Toprak (2017). Fatih the Conqueror is his third film

 

 

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