Golden Boll competition films announced
ADANA – Cihan News Agency
Director Derviş Zaim’s 'Balık' is among the movies that will compete for the prestigious award.The films that will compete at the 21st Golden Boll Film Festival have been announced. The festival will be held between Sept. 15-21 in the southern province of Adana. Among 45 films, 12 will be evaluated by the festival jury to win the Golden Boll Award in the National Feature Film category.
Seven of the films will be new directors’ first films and eight will make their Turkey premiere within the scope of the festival. The winning film, which will be announced Sept. 20, will win an award of 350,000 Turkish Liras. There will also be the National Student Films Competition and Mediterranean Countries Short Films Competition in the festival. The festival will also present special screenings, talks, exhibitions and workshops.
The films to compete for the award are as follows: Derviş Zaim’s “Balık,” Mahur Özmen’s “Beni Sen Anlat,” Nisan Dağ and Esra Saydam’s “Deniz Seviyesi,” Halil Özer’s “Firak,” Kenan Korkmaz ‘s “Gittiler: Şair ve Meçhul,” Ertan Velimatti Alagöz’s “İçimdeki Balık,” Murat Düzgünoğlu’s “Neden Tarkovski Olamıyorum?” Görkem Şarkan’s “Nergis Hanım,” Ozan Açıktan’s “Silsile,” Nesimi Yetik’s “Toz Ruhu,” Onur Aydın’s “Yağmur - Kıyamet Çiçeği” and Evren Erdem’s “Yola Çıkmak.”