SONGS FOR THE LAKE

GÖLE YAS

By Mehmet Şafak TÜRKEL

ARES PRODUCTION - as PROD

Art - Culture - Completed 2015

Songs for the Lake is the hope of a persistent director who returns to his hometown in order to rescue Lake Burdur, an old friend.

Can a documentary film save the drying lake?

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TRT Documentary Film Festival 2015
Competition Professional Category
Maltepe University Media Awards 2015
Documentary & Best Film of the Year
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Art - Culture, Environmental, Documentary
    • Countries
    • TURKEY
    • Languages
    • TURKISH, ENGLISH, DUTCH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 81 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mehmet Şafak TÜRKEL
    • Writer(s)
    • Mehmet Şafak TÜRKEL
    • Producer(s)
    • Mehmet şafak TÜRKEL (Ares Production)
    • Synopsis
    • Songs for the Lake is the hope of a persistent director in his return to his hometown in order to save Lake Burdur, an old friend which is about to dry. Songs for the Lake tells the story of Mehmet Safak Türkel who left his hometown Burdur 15 years ago in order to study cinema. Now, after 15 years, Safak returns to his hometown with his friends in order to save the lake in which he has spent his childhood years. Can a documentary film save a lake?

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