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BOSTON TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL
EXCELLENCE IN TURKISH CINEMA AWARD

UĞUR YÜCEL

Ugur Yucel

We are proud to present this year our 11th Boston Turkish Film Festival Award for Excellence in Turkish Cinema to acclaimed actor and director UĞUR YÜCEL, in recognition of his contributions to Turkish cinema.

An Award Ceremony will take place on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm at Remis Auditorium of the Museum of Fine Arts, following the screening of Uğur Yücel's films, “Toss Up” (Yazı Tura) and "Mr. Muhsin" (Muhsin Bey). 

UĞUR YÜCEL

Ugur Yucel

Uğur Yücel (Istanbul, 1957) studied acting at the Istanbul Conservatory and launched a career of one-man shows in 1977. Six years later, he began acting in feature films and made his directorial debut with a short film in 1990. He projected the silent film on a big screen and accompanied it on stage with percussion instruments. He is an actor, writer, director and composer for feature films and television series.

As one of the most acclaimed actors of his time, Uğur Yücel is highly respected for his ability to ‘migrate’ into the souls of the characters he plays.

FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR:

Soğuk / Cold (2013)
Ejder Kapanı / The Dragon Trap (2010)
Hayatımın Kadınısın / The Woman of My Life (2006)
Yazı Tura / Toss Up (2004)

FILMOGRAPHY AS SCRIPT WRITER:

Soğuk / Cold (2013)
Hayatımın Kadınısın / The Woman of My Life (2006)
Yazi Tura / Toss Up (2003)
Aziz Ahmet (TV Series, 1994)

SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR:

Familya (TV Series, 2016)Ugur Yucel
Yaktın Beni / You’ve Burnt Me (2015)
Kötü Kedi Şerafettin / Bad Cat (2015)
Benim Dünyam / My World (2013)
Aramızda Kalsın (TV Series, 2013-2014)
Ejder Kapanı / Dragon Trap (2009)
Canım Ailem (TV Series, 2008-2010)
Hayatımın Kadınısın / The Woman of My Life (2006)
Balalayka (2000)
Eşkiya / The Bandit (1996)
Arabesk (1988)
Selamsız Bandosu (1987)
Muhsin Bey / Mr. Muhsin (1987)
Teyzem (1986)

SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY AS COMPOSER:

Gemide (1998)
Laleli'de Bir Azize (1998)

 


Friday, March 24, 2017   
7:30 pm

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

Boston Turkish Film Festival
Excellence in Turkish Cinema
Award Ceremony
following the screening of
MR. MUHSIN (Muhsin Bey)

Boston Turkish Film Festival Excellence in Turkish Cinema Award, in previous years, were presented to directors Zeki Demirkubuz, Reha Erdem, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Yeşim Ustaoğlu, Derviş Zaim, Tayfun Pirselimoğlu, Erden Kıral, Reis Çelik, Onur Ünlü, and Çağan Irmak . 

 

 
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