21st Boston Turkish Film Festival

Award-Winning Short Films

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A live panel discussion on Zoom with the award-winning directors of the 2021 BTF Documentary and Short Film Competition will take place on Sunday, April 24th, 2pm (EST), moderated by Dr. Ahmet Boyacioglu. Free but pre-registration is required. Click here to register.

Special Mention

Boston Turkish Festival's 16th Annual Documentary & Short Film Competition (2021)


A woman running away from physical abuse of her husband, a transgender hanging onto life by working as a cook, and a refugee at the edge of suicide, all come together one night, facing a big threat.



Selected Festivals and Awards:


Boston Turkish Festival's 16th Annual Documentary and Short Film Competition, USA (2021): Special Mention

Antakya International Film Festival, Turkey (2020): Jury Special Prize

Anatolia International Film Festival, Turkey (2020): Best National Short Film

LGBTQ Unbordered International Film Festival, USA (2020): Best Foreign Short Film

Fotofilm International Short Film Festival, Turkey (2020): Best First LGBT Short Film

New York Movie Awards, USA (2021): Honorable Mention

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival, USA (2021)

International Crime and Punishment Film Festival, Turkey (2021)

Afsad International Short Film Festival, Turkey (2021)

Cinevoyage International Film Festival, India (2021)

Santa Fe Film Festival, USA (2021)

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Country
    Turkey
  • Note
    Short Film
  • Director
    Timuçin İpekusta
  • Screenwriter
    Timuçin İpekusta
  • Producer
    Timuçin İpekusta
  • Cast
    Seyhan Arman, Göksu Girişken, Tajsher Yakub
  • Cinematographer
    Ferit Çetinkaya
  • Editor
    Burhan Yılmaz