refugee era

Refugee Era

Event Dates:
  • Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:00
Event Type:
  • Movie
Event City:
  • Ankara
Venue
Ankara Büyülü Fener Cinema Meşrutiyet Cad. Hatay Sok. No: 18, Kocatepe / Ankara T (312) 425 01 00

Refugee Era - Biz Dünyaya Sığmadık - Turkey, 2016, 38’


Director: HÜSNİYE VURAL

Born in Antalya in 1972. She received her bachelors degree from Mimar Sinan University. She’s been working at Turkish Radio and Television Corporation since 1999 as a director. She has done radio production for 11 years. She has been producing documentaries for TRT in Ankara since 2010.

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The story of an Afghan refugee Karima and her family crossing the Aegean Sea and reaching Greece. Did it ever occur to you that it is such a blessing to die where you were born?…This documentary is about the people who cannot open their houses to the film crew but opened the abandoned construction site that they were living in. These are the people facing several life or death decisions such as Karima taking off the life vest because she cannot hold her baby tight enough, or buying their own boat when the arranged human smugglers don’t show up. The story of people who flee from home to escape war, who fearfully walk towards an uncertain future, who do not fit in the world, who have no choice but running away…