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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

COLD, DISTANT AND DIRTY
Soğuk, Uzak ve Kirli

soguk uzak ve kirli

Short / 10 min. / 2022 / with English subtitles

DIRECTOR Halime Usta

CAST Olcay Yusufoğlu, Gözde Kocaoğlu, Aslı İçözü, Lina Özkur, Serkan Altıntaş

SCREENWRITER / PRODUCER Halime Usta
CINEMATOGRAPHER Orçun Özkılınç
EDITOR Buğra Dedeoğlu

Yelda who is estranged from her family and environment, receives the news of her mother's sudden death and has to spend a night in the same house with her sister.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Izmir Short Film Festival, Panorama Section (2022)
  • TAYF International Short Film Festival, Short Film Competition (2023): Experimental Film Third Prize
  • IFSAK National Short Film and Documentary Competition (2023)
  • Women Directors Festival, National Short Film Competition (2023)
  • Sinepark Short Film Festival (2023)
  • Lions Short Film Competition (2023)
  • Gemlik Film Festival, Short Film Competition (2023)


Halime USTA

halime ustaHalime Usta was born on October 9, 1990 in Istanbul. She received education in screenwriting and directing at Sinematek. She has one feature film and two short film scripts. She is also a medical doctor.

 

 

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