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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

BABY ANT
Yavru Karınca

yavru karinca

Short / 15 min. / 2023 / with English subtitles

DIRECTOR Derya Uygurlar

CAST Aslı Turan, Almina Kahraman, Melek Ceylan, Roni Dildar

SCREENWRITER Derya Uygurlar
PRODUCER Onur Yağız
CINEMATOGRAPHER Emre Pekçakır
EDITOR Arash Ahmadkhani

Tomorrow is an important day; Ayser will pay a visit to her husband in prison. But before then, she has to finish sewing clothes to pay the lawyer, settle a dispute with her sister Emine, and convince her daughter Deniz that children are not allowed in prison.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • ImagineIndia Film Festival (2023)

Derya UYGURLAR

derya uygurlarDerya Uygurlar was born in Siverek, Turkey in 1991. She worked as an actress in national and international productions including Soeur d’armes (France / US, 2019) by Caroline Fourest, Neighbours (Switzerland, 2021) by Mano Khalil and The Four Walls (Turkey / US, 2021) by Bahman Ghobadi. Baby Ant is her first short film as a director.

 

 

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