FESTIVALS: FNE at Istanbul IFF: Zephyr

By Kerem Akca

    Zephyr screens in the Turkish national film competition after making its world premiere at the 2010 Toronto Film Festival in September.

    The film is directed by acclaimed short film director Belma Bas. In her first full-length feature film, she tells the story of Zephyr, a teenage girl who is sent to live with her grandparents in a village set in Anatolia.

    The film has been shown at several film festivals including Tokyo, Rotterdam, Sofia, Thessaloniki (where it received the Artistic Achievement Award) and Abu Dhabi. It also received the Keral Best Debut Award.

    The film is produced by Filmik Produksiyon (filmic.blogspot.com) and FC Istanbul (fcistanbul.com). The cast includes the respected theatre actress Vahide Gordum.

    Screening: April 12, 21:30, Atlas

    Production contact:

    Filmik Produksiyon

    Kazanci Yokusu 14/6 Cihangir

    Beyoglu / Istanbul


    Tel: +90 212 243 29 69

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    Producer: Seyhan Kaya, Birol Akbaba

    Director: Belma Bas

    Screenwriter: Belma Bas

    Cinematographer: Mehmet Y. Zengin

    Editor: Berke Bas


    Seyma Uzunlar

    Vahide Gordum

    Sevinc Bas

    O. Rustu Bas

    Fatma Uzunlar

    Harun Uzunlar

    Nazlihan Kilic