HEVÊRK

THE CIRCLE

By Ruken TEKEŞ

SARYA FILMS - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2016

A reflection from the children's world, the film showcases various layers of oppression towards diversity that aim to impose monotypic ‘coexistence’ for all those who are different than the ‘majority’ in power...

Festivals
& Awards

Chicago International Childrens Film Festival 2016
International Competition, Best Film by An Emerging Director Montgomery Award
Oldenburg International Film Festival 2016
International Shorts COmpetition, Best Short Film & German Independence Award
Montréal World FF 2016
International Shorts
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2017
International Competition
European Film Awards 2017
European Short Film Nominee
Istanbul Independent Film Festival 2017
Short Film Competition, Audience Award
Drama International SHort Film Festival 2017
International Competition, Prix EFA Drama
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama, Social issues, True Story
    • Countries
    • TURKEY
    • Languages
    • KURDISH, TURKISH, ARABIC
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 14 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ruken TEKEŞ
    • Writer(s)
    • Ruken TEKEŞ
    • Producer(s)
    • Ruken TEKEŞ (Sarya Films )
    • Synopsis
    • In Mesopotamia, there are children of different ethnicities, religions and languages. An ordinary school day turned into a life-changing event for Zelal and her introvert admirer Zeki after their teacher introduces the letter of the week ‘O’…