THE MANDARIN TREE
Short Fiction Directed by Cengiz Akaygün Produced by Philipp Lutz Germany / 2018 / 18 min / Turkish with English Subtitles.
-After her father is arrested for political reasons by the Turkish government, little Sirin is finally allowed to visit him in prison for the first time. When a prison official interprets her painting of a bird as an anarchistic symbol and confiscates it, the girl is devastated, but her father encourages her to believe in the freedom of thought. For her second visit, she paints a “harmless” mandarin tree. Will her hidden message be discovered?
19th August, 2020 at 5:00pm