AetherTurkey, 2019, 82 min, Colour
A filmmaker’s 21-day homage to capture the ethereal essence of her unique ancient homeland soon to be submerged by a hydroelectric dam, AETHER is instinctively carried and driven by emotions, feelings and observations. It reveals the place’s truths following its own unencumbered chronology. An invitation to a free-minded voyage into nature’s cycle of birth-death-rebirth.
Producers:Rûken Tekeş,Billur Arikan,Gabriele Oricchio
Cinematography:Ute Freund,Deniz Eyüboglu Aydin,Merle Jothe,Andres Lizana Prado
Editing:Rûken Tekeş,Marco Spoletini
Rûken Tekeş, Kurdish born on 1976 in Diyarbakır, lived in Istanbul, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Athens, Vienna, Venice, Kiev, San Diego and Moscow. She graduated from EUIC Venice with an E.MA in Human Rights and Democratization, after completing programs of international relations in University of Vienna, strategy in University of California Los Angeles, and a BBA in University of Marmara.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
Switzerland, 2019, Visions du Réel ,
Visions du Réel , Switzerland 2019 -
Turkey, 2019, IFF Istanbul,
IFF Istanbul, Turkey 2019 -