Los Angeles Turkish Film Fest close
LOS ANGELES - Anatolia News AgencyThe closing awards ceremony of the first Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival took place March 4.
Ten short films were screened in the festival’s short film competition. Turkish director Nadim Güç won the best short film award with his film “Dört Duvar Saraybosna” (Four Walls Sarajevo). “Süt” (Milk) by Ayşegül Şahinbozkır and “Korkuluk” (Scarecrow) by Adem Demirci won the special jury awards.
The other finalists were “Jurnal” (Journal) by Abdülbaki Yavuz, “Aşkın Gözü Kördür” (Love is Blind) by Ertuğ Tüfekçioğlu, “Başlangıç” (The Beginning) by Yiğit Evgar, “Toros Canavarı” (The Monster Toros) by Fırat Yavuz, “Otobüs” (The Bus) by Olgu Baran Kubilay, “Ali Ata Bak” by Orhan İnce, and “Kayıt Dışı” (Off the Record) by Tufan Şimşekcan.
The festival jury included director Derviş Zaim as jury president, as well as the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) vice president Alin Taşciyan and Kathy Smith, chair of the John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts at the University of Southern California.