BTF Documentary & Short Film Competition

Short Films - 2

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Leyla is the daughter of a prominent family in a small town. When she finds out that she is pregnant, she wants to talk about it with her lover Fatih. A teacher in the same town, Fatih wants to keep their relationship a secret. They meet by the lakeshore to talk.

Selected Festivals and Awards

•   FIPRESCI Prize: Istanbul Film Festival National Short Film Competition, Turkey (2022)

•   Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey (2021)

•   Izmir Short Film Festival, Turkey (2021)

•   Istanbul Modern, Turkey (2022)

•   Kayseri Film Festival, Turkey (2022)

•   AFSAD Short Film Festival, Turkey (2022)


Aziz Alaca is a graduate of Istanbul Technical University in computer engineering. He received education on cinema at Film Directors Association, ISFF Berlin, Munich Filmwerkstatt, DFA-Istanbul, etc. Since 2012 he makes commercials, promotional films, TV, short films and documentaries as a part of Ankara Film Evi, and he is working on the preparation phases of his first feature film. His filmography includes Göl Kenarı/Lakeshore (2021, short), The Artist (2020, short), Ankara Havası (2020, doc. series, BluTV), Germiyan’ın Renkleri (2019, short doc.)

  • Year
  • Runtime
    19 minutes
  • Country
    Turkey, Iran
  • Note
    Short Film
  • Director
    Aziz Alaca
  • Screenwriter
    Aziz Alaca
  • Producer
    Aziz Alaca - Ali Asgari
  • Cast
    Rugül Serbest, Mahir Berkant Varol
  • Cinematographer
    Iman Tahsin
  • Editor
    Pooyan Sholevar