Are you listening mother?
Hörst du, Mutter?Germany/Turkey, 2019, 20 min, Colour
A Kurdish woman is sentenced to house arrest with an electronic ankle bracelet. The charge: supporting terrorist activities. Now an invisible border runs through her garden in a Turkish village, which she repeatedly crosses. Her older son is torn between obedience and rebellion. How far will he go to protect her?
Cinematography:Roy Yunus Imer
Tuna Kaptan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Media, Theatre and Romance Studies. He studied at ENERC Film School in Buenos Aires and graduated HFF Munich in Documentary Film Directing. His films won several awards at international film festivals, among them "Two at the Border" at IDFA and „Turtle Shells“ at Dok Leipzig. "Are you listening mother?" premiered in the international competition of Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival in 2019.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
France, 2019, Cannes,
Cannes, France 2019 -
France, 2019, Clermont-Ferrand,
Clermont-Ferrand, France 2019 -
Finland, 2019, Tampere FF,
Tampere FF, Finland 2019 -
Belgium, 2019, Brussels IFF,
Brussels IFF, Belgium 2019 -
Germany, 2019, Filmfest Dresden, Golden Horseman for Best Short Fiction Film
Filmfest Dresden, Germany 2019 - Golden Horseman for Best Short Fiction Film
Italy, 2019, Skepto IFF , Best Short Film Award
Skepto IFF , Italy 2019 - Best Short Film Award
Turkey, 2019, Ankara Film Festival, Best Short Film Award
Ankara Film Festival, Turkey 2019 - Best Short Film Award