The following films took part in the Yilmaz GŁney Short Film Competition 2007
Short Film Competition Programme 1 (Sat 1 Dec 13:00)
Director : Mahddi Hassan
South Kurdistan (Iraq) 2007 / 9m / No Dialogue / 12A
A man's lover awaits him close to a wall on which the number 11 is written. At 11pm the two lovers meet but then the girl's father finds out about them.
Director: Faruk Uysal
North Kurdistan (Turkey) 2007 / 20m / Kurdish (Kurmanji), Turkish with English subtitles / 12A
A Kurdish woman has been waiting for 12 years for the return of her son, a member of the PKK. Atilla's brother was killed during military service. He comes to the village to make a documentary film and two tragedies come face to face.
ALL MY LIFE
Director : Salem Salavati
East Kurdistan (Iran) 2006 / 21m / Kurdish (Sorani), Farsi with English subtitles / 15
The story of Goran who, despite having to work to support his ailing mother, perseveres with his university education - trying to maintain a happy life in a harsh society.
Director: Sherko Muhamed Said
South Kurdistan (Iraq) 2007 / 13m / Kurdish (Kurmanji) with English subtitles / 12A
The story of a girl who lost her family after the Halabja chemical bombing.
Director: Zana Hama gharib
South Kurdistan (Iraq) 2007 / 9m / Kurdish (Sorani) with English subtitles / 12A
The film talks about the constant fear that some village children have of a man who practices circumcision. The controversial tradition of the circumcision of women is also discussed.