“SADAKAT”/”FIDELITY” (2014) Screening and Q&A with Director Ilker Çatak
A screening of the Academy Award-winning short film “Fidelity” (25 min, 2014) and a Q&A session with director Ilker Çatak. Set during anti-government protests in Istanbul, the film follows the life of a Turkish couple which is suddenly thrown into turmoil due to Asli’s decision to give shelter to an anti-government protester. The police start to investigate Asli’s family, and the film follows the dynamic between Asli and her husband, as the pressure imposed by the police mounts. The film won the 2015 Student Academy Award.
This year the Global Media Fest will explore United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #16, which states that “conflict, insecurity, weak institutions and limited access to justice remain a great threat to sustainable development.” (United Nations)
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