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BOSTON TURKISH FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL
2024 PROGRAM

April 5 - 28, 2024


April 5 - 7: Film Program at MFA

April 5 - 15: Online Film Program

April 13 - 28: Music Program

IN THE NEWS: 9 Greater Boston film festivals to check out this spring - Erin Trahan, WBUR


FILM PROGRAM at MFA

April 5 - 7

OPENING NIGHT
Friday, April 5, 2024 | 6:00pm

hayat

LIFE
Hayat

Dir. Zeki Demirkubuz

North America Premiere

DIRECTOR PRESENT
Q&A following film screening

Featuring Miray Daner, Burak Dakak, Cem Davran,
Umut Kurt, Melis Birkan, Doğu Demirkol

193 min. / 2023

Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Saturday, April 6, 2024 | 2:00pm

Aniden | Suddenly by Melisa Onel

SUDDENLY
Aniden

Dir. Melisa Önel

East Coast Premiere

DIRECTOR PRESENT
Q&A following film screening

Featuring Defne Kayalar, Öner Erkan, Şerif Erol, Ayşenil Şamlıoğlu, Dilan Çiçek Deniz, Aysel Yıldırım

115 min. / 2022

Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Sunday, April 7, 2024 | 1:00pm

Neandria by Reha Erdem

NEANDRIA

Dir. Reha Erdem

North America Premiere

Featuring Deniz İlhan, Ahmet Rıfat Şungar, Bülent Emin Yarar, Izzy, İncinur Daşdemir, Nihal Yalçın, Serkan Keskin

90 min. / 2023

Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Boston Turkish Festival's
18th Documentary & Short Film Competition

Best Documentary (In Their Footsteps) and
Best Short Film (This Is Not A Place For You)
Jury Award Recipients
Film Screenings

Preceding Reha Erdem's NEANDRIA

Followed by A Panel Moderated by
Film Critic Peter Keough

All Award-Winning Films of the Competition will be
available to watch online between April 5 - 15

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Sunday, April 7, 2024 | 1:00pm
Preceding feature film "NEANDRIA"

In Their Footsteps

IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS

BEST DOCUMENTARY
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Alper Tunga Özdemir
DIRECTOR PRESENT

Doc. / 33 min. / 2023

Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Sunday, April 7, 2024 | 1:00pm
Preceding feature film "NEANDRIA"

This is not a place for you

THIS IS NOT A PLACE FOR YOU
Burası Size Göre Değil

BEST SHORT FILM
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Ceyda Aşar
DIRECTOR PRESENT

Short / 15 min. / 2023

Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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WATCH FILMS ONLINE

April 5 - 15, 2024

Watch award-winning films of the BTF's 18th Documentary & Short Film Competition

Go to online platform

Kim Mihri - Who is Mihri

WHO IS MIHRI
Kim Mihri

BEST DOCUMENTARY AUDIENCE AWARD
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Berna Gençalp

Doc. / 89 min. / 2022

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April 5 - 15

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Satiscinin Bir Gunu | When The Shift Ends

WHEN THE SHIFT ENDS
Satışçının Bir Günü

BEST SHORT FILM AUDIENCE AWARD
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Erinç Durlanık

Short / 19 min. / 2023

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April 5 - 15

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Bakirkoy Underground

BAKIRKÖY UNDERGROUND

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Berkay Şatır

Doc. / 30 min. / 2022

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April 5 - 15

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Children of the White Mountain | Beyaz Dagin Cocuklari

CHILDREN OF THE WHITE MOUNTAIN
Beyaz Dağın Çocukları

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Yalçın Çiftçi

Doc. / 20 min. / 2023

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April 5 - 15

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Ask Ates ve Anarsi Gunleri | Days of Fire Love and Anarchy | Onat Kutlar | Sinematek

DAYS OF FIRE, LOVE AND ANARCHY
Aşk, Ateş ve Anarşi Günleri

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Önder Esmer

Doc. / 76 min. / 2023

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April 5 - 15

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Dinamo Mesken

DINAMO MESKEN

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Ahmet Karanfil & Yusuf Anavatan

Doc. / 30 min. / 2022

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April 5 - 15

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FEYZA'S KITCHEN
Feyza’nın Mutfağı

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Jale İncekol

Doc. / 43 min. / 2023

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April 5 - 15

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Fatma'dan Sonra 40 Yil | The 40 Years after Fatma

THE 40 YEARS AFTER FATMA
Fatma'dan Sonra 40 Yıl

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Sezer Ağgez

Doc. / 85 min. / 2022

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April 5 - 15

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Herkesin Yapabilecegi Bir Sey | As Possible As Everything

AS POSSIBLE AS EVERYTHING
Herkesin Yapabileceği Bir Şey

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Selen Örcan

Short / 16 min. / 2022

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April 5 - 15

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Baby Ant | Yavru Karinca

BABY ANT
Yavru Karınca

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Derya Uygurlar

Short / 15 min. / 2023

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April 5 - 15

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Camasir Ipi | Clothesline

CLOTHESLINE
Çamaşır İpi

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Hüseyin Urçuk

Short / 4 min. / 2022

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April 5 - 15

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avrupa fatihi | fatih the conqueror

FATIH THE CONQUEROR
Avrupa Fatihi

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Onur Yağız

Short / 15 min. / 2023

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April 5 - 15

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gardens petrified | bahceler put kesildi

GARDENS PETRIFIED
Bahçeler Put Kesildi

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Ali Cabbar

Short / 20 min. / 2022

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April 5 - 15

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peripeteia

PERIPETEIA

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Merve Gezen

Short / 15 min. / 2023

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April 5 - 15

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bilrlikte yalniz | together alone

TOGETHER, ALONE
Birlikte, Yalnız

SPECIAL MENTION
BTF Doc & Short Film Competition

Dir. Kasım Ördek

Short / 15 min. / 2023

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April 5 - 15

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Boston Turkish Festival's

19th Annual Documentary &
Short Film Competition
will be accepting submissions soon

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
August 1, 2024

Click here to go to the competition page

http://bostonturkishfestival.org/competition

MUSIC PROGRAM

April 13 - 28

Saturday, April 13, 2024 | 8:00pm

AJDA THE TURKISH QUEEN
LIVE!

Singer-songwriter Ajda the Turkish Queen
invites you to spend an evening enjoying songs
from across her career, along with a few stories

GSU Auditorium, Boston University
775 Commonwealth Avenue

Co-presented with the Boston University
Turkish Student Association

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Sunday, April 21, 2024 | 5:00pm

sueda catakoglu

A TRIBUTE TO SEZEN AKSU:
SÜEDA SINGS SEZEN

Album Release

Süeda Çatakoğlu, voice, piano
Akihiro Kokufukata, trumpet
Sinan Tökmeci, electric bass

Singer, pianist, composer and producer Süeda Çatakoğlu,
in her debut album, reimagines Sezen Aksu classics
through a fusion of jazz, Turkish folk, European Cabaret
and musical theatre

Goethe-Institut Boston
170 Beacon Street

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Sunday, April 28, 2024 | 5:00pm

ALPER TUZCU: El Jardín

Alper Tuzcu, voice, guitar
Queralt Giralt, voice, cello

Composer, guitarist, singer and Berklee professor Alper Tuzcu is presenting songs from his new album El Jardin ("The Garden"), that crosses cultural boundaries, featuring Tuzcu's compositions inspired from some of his favorite poets and artists including Nazım Hikmet, Astor Piazzolla, Gongora, Komitas, Ibrahim Maalouf and Sting, as well as songs from the Mediterranean and beyond.

GSU Auditorium, Boston University
775 Commonwealth Avenue

Co-presented with the Boston University
Turkish Student Association

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All films are with English subtitles unless otherwise specified.

On-line films can be viewed in the New England states
(Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island).

Film program co-presented with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Turkish American Cultural Society of New England

 

 
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