Theater ROXY

Birsfelden


19 November 2016

20:00h


BAKUR


20 November 2016

15:00h


WHITE SYCAMORE


18:00h


Once upon a time


Kurdish movies

Screening & discussions with director and producer



 BAKUR / WHITE SYCAMORE / ONCE UPON A TIME

 



BAKUR (North)
Dokumentary about the PKK guerilla, 2015.

Screening, followed by a discussion with the producer Ayşe Çetinbaş.

 

SAT 19 November 2016 20:00h Roxy Birsfelden
 

Dokumentary about the PKK guerilla, 2015
Direction: Çayan Demirel, Ertuğrul Mavioğlu
92 minutes
 

Kurdish and Turkish, with German subtitles

 

The feature documentary Bakur (North) invites us to an in depth and up close exploration of one of the sides of the undeclared war going on in Turkey for decades, the PKK guerillas.

Bakur introduces audience to men and women who have chosen to join the armed resistance in order to create a new future. The film takes the viewer on a visit right to the center of their lives. It witnesses life in three guerilla camps located in three different regions of Kurdish territory within the Turkish borders. Filming took place in the summer and fall months of 2013. This was the first time a professional camera had ever accessed these camps. The film lets the viewer to listen to the history of the PKK movement recounted first-hand, it tells the personal stories of the guerillas and we learn their hopes and expectations for the future.

 
 

WHITE SYCAMORE

Documentary, 2015.
Screening, followed by a discussion with the director Kazim Öz

 

SUN 20 November 2016 15:00h Roxy Birsfelden
 

Documentary, 2015
Original film title: Çinara Sipi
Direction: Kazim Öz
83 minutes

 

Kurdish and Turkish, with English subtitles

 

In a mountain village in Hozat/Dersim (a Kurdish city in the East part of Turkey) lives ‘Zeynel Dede’ (Zeynel Kahraman), an extra-ordinary person, a master of music, instruments, lyric writing, stone masonry, wood shaping, animal breeding, beekeeping and also focusing on his very much talented children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Tickets: www.theater-roxy.ch

 


Once upon a time

Documentary, 2014
Screening and discussion with the director Kazim Öz
 

SUN 20 November 2016 18:00h Roxy Birsfelden
 

Documentary, 2014
Original film title: He bû  tune bû
Direction: Kazim Öz
81 minutes
 

Kurdish and Turkish, with English subtitles
 

A poor crowded Kurdish family arrives from Batman to Ankara to work on the fields every year. Without any benefits and with very low wages, the family works to gain a living by cultivating lettuce. ONCE UPON A TIME narrates the process of lettuce coming from the fields to dinner tables. It reveals that so many stories and so much labor stand behind the simplest food we find on our tables. It also shows that slavery continues to exist even in today’s world.

 

 Tickets: www.theater-roxy.ch

 

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