Boston Turkish Film Festival

THE FILMS OF DERVIS ZAIM

February 23-26, 2012

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Cenneti Beklerken - Waiting for Heaven

Boston Turkish Film Festival and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston are proud to present the first retrospective of Director Dervis Zaim's films in North America.

Dervis Zaim's Somersault in a Coffin (Tabutta Rövasata, 1996) was his debut as director and screenwriter, which won awards at film festivals in Antalya, Montpellier, San Francisco, Thessalonika and Torino. It was followed by Elephants and Grass (Filler ve Cimen, 2000), which won awards at film festivals in Antalya and Istanbul, and Mud (Camur, 2003), the winner of  the UNESCO Award at the Venice Film Festival. Zaim made a trilogy, themed around traditional Turkish arts: Waiting for Heaven (Cenneti Beklerken, 2006), nominated for the Golden Tulip at the Istanbul International Film Festival; Dot (Nokta, 2008), winning awards at film festivals in Antalya and Istanbul; and Shadows and Faces (Golgeler ve Suretler, 2010), winner of the Turkish Film Critics Association Award at the 47th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival.

Dervis Zaim is the recipient of 2011 Boston Turkish Film Festival Excellence in Turkish Cinema Award. >>

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Opening Night
(Director Present)
   
Shadows and Faces
Dot
Waiting for Heaven
SHADOWS AND FACES
Golgeler ve Suretler

2010/116 min.

Thurs., Feb. 23, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Discussion with the director after the screening
DOT
Nokta

2008/78 min.

Fri., Feb. 24, 2012, 8:00 p.m.
Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
WAITING FOR HEAVEN
Cenneti Beklerken

2006/107 min.

Sat., Feb. 25, 2012, 1:15 p.m.
Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 

Mud

 

Elephants and Grass

 

Somersault in a Coffin

MUD
Camur

2003/98 min.

Sat., Feb. 25, 2012, 3:30 p.m.
Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ELEPHANTS AND GRASS
Filler ve Cimen

2000/115 min.

Sun., Feb. 26, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
Alfond Auditorium, G36
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
SOMERSAULT IN A COFFIN
Tabutta Rovasata

1996/76 min.

Sun., Feb. 26, 2012, 3:30 p.m.
Alfond Auditorium, G36
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

All films are with English subtitles


 

 

 
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