Monthly Archives: June 2018

Anatolia Blues – In Memoriam Aşık Veysel

color, Turkey, Gülseren Suzan & Jochen Menzel 55 Min, 2010 Directors Gülseren Suzan and Jochen Menzel’s documentary about Anatolian folk music pays tribute to the poet and singer Aşık Veysel. Links: YouTube (Clip) Genre(s): Documentary

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300 Worte Deutsch (300 Words of German)

color, Germany, Züli Aladağ, 90 Min, 2013 With Pegah Ferydoni, Christoph Maria Herbst, Vedat Erincin, Christoph Letkowski. Shot and set in Cologne, Aladağ’s comedy of culture shock and integration follows the efforts of the leader of a Turkish diaspora communit,y, Cengiz Demirkan (Vedat … Continue reading

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Almanya Aci Vatan (Germany, Bitter Homeland)

color, Turkey, Serif Gören, 90 Min, 1979 With actors Hülya Koçyiğit, Rahmi Saltuk, Mine Tokgöz, and Suavi Eren. Serif Gören’s pioneering production is the first major attempt by a Turkish filmmaker to address the theme of migration to Germany. Mostly … Continue reading

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