Kalandar Soğuğu

North America Premiere

Cold of Kalandar | Kalandar Sogugu

Mehmet is a man living with his family in a mountain village in Black Sea. He earns his life breeding a few animals, while looking for a mineral reserve on the mountains but his pursuit is seen as useless by his family. Destroyed in search of a mineral reserve, his hope is renewed with the news of a competition.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Festival Premiers Plans, France (2016): Special Jury Prize
  • Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan (2015): Best Director, WOWOW Viewer’s Choice Award
  • Istanbul International Film Festival, Turkey (2016): Best Director, Best Editing, Best Director of Photography, Best Actor (Haydar Şişman)
  • Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey (2015): Dr. Avni Tolunay Jury Special Award for Best Film, Golden Orange Awards for Best Actress (Nuray Yeşilaraz), Best Music


Mustafa KaraMustafa Kara (1980) graduated from the Department of Radio and Television at Cumhuriyet University. His debut feature was Hope Island which was a co-production between Turkey and the United Kingdom in 2006. He founded Karafilm Production in 2009 with Nermin Aytekin. Cold of Kalandar is his second feature film, which he had been working on for a long time after many documentaries.


6:30 pm
Remis Auditorium

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston


Cold of Kalandar | Kalandar Sogugu

Directed by
Mustafa Kara

Haydar Şişman, Nuray Yeşilaraz,
Hanife Kara, İbrahim Kuvvet

2015 / 139 min.
with English subtitles

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