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In the 1960’s Italy, the first television is introduced to the village. The film is about the puppet shows losing their importance which was the only entertainment of the town. The story is about the villagers’ lives changing as a result and the puppeteer couple losing their job after the introduction of television.

Technology makes our life easy but at the same time technology takes over our life, kills creativity and tradition. There is a question: “Is technology producing a decline in critical thinking and analysis?”

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    14 minutes 46 seconds
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    United States
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Director Biography

Ecenur Renkmen is a Director and Cinematographer based in Los Angeles, CA.
She graduated from the Theater department at Ankara University in 2013. Thereafter, she studied at Santa Monica College Film Program in Los Angeles in 2016-2018.
She has worked on the several projects as a director and cinematographer in Italy, Turkey and Los Angeles.
Her directing style comes from stage discipline and displays the balance between reality and illusion.
Her cinematography is hours spent behind camera catching life and light, leading the viewer into an alternative perspective yet familiar world.

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