AMINA

By Kivilcim AKAY

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Documentary - Completed 2019

Amina, an African immigrant woman living in Turkey, tries to hold on to life through her dreams against the challenges of life.

Festivals
& Awards

43rd Atlanta Film Festival 2019
Official Competiton
38th Istanbul Film Festvial 2019
7th FilmAmed Documentary Film Festival 2019
22nd Flying Broom International Film Festival 2019
    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Social issues, Art - Culture
    • Countries
    • TURKEY
    • Languages
    • TURKISH, FRENCH, WOLOF
    • Duration
    • 70 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Kivilcim AKAY
    • Writer(s)
    • Kıvılcım AKAY
    • Producer(s)
    • Aslıhan ALTUĞ (Akay Film)
    • Synopsis
    • This documentary offers a glimpse into the life of Amina, a Senegalese woman living and working in Turkey for the past 7 years. Amina often hides in a dreamworld to cope with the separation from her daughter, who stayed behind with their family. Amina hopes to bring her to Turkey soon. In the meantime, she finds solace in the Senegalese community in Istanbul, her home away from home.
      It is a story about the hardships of immigration, told through the eyes of a truly warm-hearted young woman.