Boston Turkish Film and Music Festival9th ANNUAL BOSTON TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL SM
March 25 - May 30, 2010



Best Short Film Audience Award winner in the 14th Boston Turkish Festival Documentary and Short Film Competition

Hukum - Judgement

Congratulations to Director Rezan Yesilbas for winning 2012 Cannes Film Festival The Palmes d'Or-Short with his film Silent (Sessiz | Be Deng). >>


Saturday, April 10, 2010    1:00 p.m.
Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Written and Directed by L. Rezan Yesilbas
Cast: Yuksel Arici, Nazan Kesal, Cengiz Bozkurt
Short / 2008 / 18 min. / In Turkish with English subtitles


Salih, completing his time in prison,  goes on the road to look for his child and his wife who had left him for another man. He finally finds them, but will it resolve his years-long agony?


  • Boston Turkish Arts and Culture Festival Documentary and Short Film Competition (2009): Best Short Film Audience Award
  • Festival of Short Films of the Mediterranean of Tangier, Morocco (2009)

L. Rezan Yesilbas

L. Rezan Yesilbas was born in Diyarbakir in 1977. He moved to Istanbul
with his family in 1986. He graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of
Fine Arts, Department of Cinema-Television in 2008. "Judgement", which
he filmed that year, was selected as the best second project of the year.
"Judgement" is the first film of the "Trilogy of Women" and currently participates
in many national and international film festivals. L. Rezan Yesilbas works as
assistant to Director Zeki Demirkubuz.



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