21st Boston Turkish Film Festival

BROTHER'S KEEPER (Okul Traşı)

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Set over the course of a tense day at an isolated boarding school, this moral drama follows a boy's desperate fight to save his sick friend in the face of a rigid bureaucracy.



Selected Festivals and Awards


Berlin International Film Festival, Germany (2021): World Premiere (Panorama), FIPRESCI Prize

Ankara International Film Festival, Turkey (2021): Best Editing, Best Supporting Actor

Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey (2021): Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Editing

Asia Pacific Screen Awards (2021)

Atlantida Film Festival, Spain (2021): Critics’ Award

Bosphorus Film Festival, Turkey (2021): Best Director, Best Editing

Chicago International Film Festival, USA (2021): Gold Hugo

Cinema Jove – Valencia International Film Festival, Spain (2021): Best Film, Audience Award

Duhok International Film Festival (2021): Best Kurdish Script

Fajr Film Festival, Iran (2021): Best Script

Haifa International Film Festival, Israel (2021): Special Mention

Isfahan International Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults, Iran (2021): Winner International Competition

Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema (2021): Best Actor, Best Director

Lisbon and Estoril Film Festival, Portugal (2021): Best Actor

Ourense Independent Film Festival, Spain (2021): Best Director

Palic Film Festival, Serbia (2021): Best Director

Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2021): Audience Award


  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    85 minutes
  • Director
    Ferit Karahan
  • Screenwriter
    Ferit Karahan, Gülistan Ace
  • Producer
    Kanat Doğramacı (Asteros Film)
  • Cast
    Samet Yıldız, Ekin Koç, Mahir İpek
  • Cinematographer
    Türksoy Gölebeyi
  • Editor
    Sercan Sezgin, Hayedeh Safiyari, Ferit Karahan
  • Production Design
    Tolunay Türköz
  • Sound Design
    Srdjan Kurpjel M.P.S.E.