Private Project


Nadia,who inmigrated to Turkey from Syria, and her daughter Hêvi are trying to hold on to life, while living on the trauma created by the war apparently their loved ones are now far away for them, mother and daughter who do not even have a grave, are constantly looking for ways to satisfy. their longing, Hêvi is constantly looking for away to meet their longing. Nadia is going to the cemetery near their house, while Nadia is building a place in a room of her house that carries the mystry of mourring. Trauma of wrich is increased by the presence of this mysterious room, is constantly at the door of this hours, holding her baby tightly and she breaks her ties with life, start to gets closer to his mother . the situation is not very different for Nadia, who is unaware of this situation. But fortulately, with the support of her neighbours Seher who has always been by their side during this difficult, process, Nadia beging of her home, her mother’s getting closer Hêvi again…

  • Gözde Sezer
    Kilit, Kimlik
  • Gülistan Balcı
  • Gülistan Balcı
  • Mülteci-Der
  • Elif Aktaş
    Key Cast
  • Defne Duru Kutlu
    Key Cast
  • Hatice Acat
    Key Cast
  • Elif Can İliş
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 11, 2021
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Dokuz Eylül University
Director Biography - Gözde Sezer, Gülistan Balcı

Gülistan Balcı was born on december 20. 1979 in Malazgirt, completed her primary, secondery and high school education and high school education in Malazgirt, she had to straggle constantly to break some stereotypes in these years, which coincided witha period when girls were not sent to school. She made a great affort towin the university in 1998 she camed her Turkish tiaching at the Buca faculty of education at Dokuz Eylül University. During this period, she began to writte theathers texts and act in verious theaters, she started her first teaching career in Asarlık town of Menemen district of İzmir. She warked on the theater plays she wrote with her students here, she carried out her theater studies with students with unsuccessful statudents which is considered more problematic. The revenues of the plays she performed every year, she had a library built in Fatma Koşay Secondery school, she acted in theater in amateur groups, she continued in the creative drama workshops. With in the public education she attended director Emre Doğan’s short film workshop, she participated in the film development workshop of arefugee association, director Hüseyin Karabey. After these workshop, she wrate six short film scripts and an unfinished feature film sicripts. And an unfinished feature film scrpt of which was her own. She continues to teah Turkish in İzmir.

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