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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

I YOU HE/SHE WE YOU THEY
Ben Sen O Biz Siz Onlar

ben sen o biz siz onlar

Short / 4 min. / 2023 / with English subtitles

DIRECTOR Sevin Yaman

CAST Remziye Şentürk, Ali Kulaç, Hazal Tırnakçı, Berk Özel, Yağmur Aydın

SCREENWRITER / PRODUCER / EDITOR Sevin Yaman
CINEMATOGRAPHER Ali Mert Hoş

When the draft law on the amnesty of sexual abuse through marriage was on government's agenda in Turkey 2016 and 2020, there was a great reaction among women. Women who were and will be married to [their] perpetrators did not hesitate to make their voices heard and resisted. These law drafts were abandoned after a strong public outcry.

I You He/She We You They, tells the story of a young girl who is forced to marry the perpetrator of rape struggles between power, law, society and family. Salvation is in solidarity...

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Olhar Film Festival, Brazil (2023): Best National & International Film
  • Halicarnassus Film Festival (2023): Best Creative Short Film
  • Experimental Brazil (2023): Best Screenplay
  • Lift-Off Filmmaker Sessions by Lift-Off Global Network, UK (2023)
  • Luleå International Film Festival, Sweden (2023)
  • Stockholm City Film Festival, Sweden (2023)
  • Boden International Film Festival, Sweden (2023)
  • I.P.A.S. - Independent Political/Activism Short Film Festival, Greece (2023)
  • Mediterraneo Festival Corto, Italy (2022)
  • Star Film Fest, Croatia (2023)


Sevin YAMAN

sevin yamanSevin Yaman graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Film Design, with a focus on directing. She received her MA degree from Kadir Has University, Cinema and Television Department. Yaman worked as an editing assistant and treatment writer in various feature films and TV series. She has cinema and media certificates from the University of London, University of Pennsylvania and The University of New South Wales. Currently, she pursues doctoral studies at Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Film Design and makes short films.

 

 

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