Boston Turkish Film and Music Festival11th ANNUAL BOSTON TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL SM
March 22 - April 28, 2012

In Out


Boston Turkish Festival Documentary and Short Film Competition Best Documentary Award Winner

Directed by Zeynep Merve Uygun

Written by Zeynep Merve Uygun and Hediye Çınar

Doc. / 2011 / 15 min.

Watch Trailer #trailer

Sunday, April 1, 2012, 3:15 p.m.

Alfond Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston


“IN OUT” is about a Turkish filmmaker participating in a documentary project organized in Europe, and her story of probation and deportation at the landborders of Serbia and Bulgaria. The documentary consisting of three main parts visualizes the concept of border and aims to raise questions about the various kinds of citizenship status and the procedures conducted during the border transitions between countries.



  • Boston Turkish Festival Documentary and Short Film Competition, U.S.A. (2011): Best Documentary
  • Crossroads International Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey (2011): Best Film
  • Golden Orange International Film Festival, Antalya, Turkey (2011)
  • Sinepark Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey (2011)
  • International Human Rights Film Festival, Izmir, Turkey (2011)


Zeynep Merve UygunBorn in 1985 in İzmir, Turkey, Zeynep Merve Uygun received her BA in English Language and Literature Department of  Boğaziçi University, and her MA in Film and Television Department of  Bilgi University.  She worked as a producer, editor and assistant director in many TV programs between 2007-2010. She has taken part in short film and documentary projects. She is contributing to various film magazines such as Film Arası and Hayal Perdesi. She is currently a research assistant in the Department of  Cinema and Television of Istanbul Şehir University. Her selected filmography as director are; “In Out” (documentary, 2011), “Cinemakinist” (documentary, 2010), “Dün Burdaydı” (Yesterday, was here, documentary, 2009), “The Secret” (with Esra Çimencioğlu, short, 2009), “Oyun” (short, 2008).





Home | About BTFF | Awards | Past Programs | Retrospectives | Special Screenings | Film Competition | Arts & Culture Festival | Contact Us



Service Mark Advisory:
Boston Turkish Film FestivalSM and Boston Turkish Music FestivalSM are registered service marks of the Boston Turkish Film Festival and the Boston Turkish Music Festival respectively.