Documentary Film Program 1
Wed, June 02, 2004 7.30 pm CEST, Film Screening
Ein Boot für Istanbul [A Boat for Istanbul]
Damien Peyret, France 2001, 13 min
A poetic short film about the daily ferry traffic across the Bosporus.
Production for Arte TV.

Ara Güler - der Fotograf Istanbuls [The photographer of Istanbul]
Özdil Savasci and Erdal Buldun, Turkey 1998, 58 min
Ara Güler, born in 1928, is among the most renowned photographers in the world. As a member of the famous MAGNUM agency in Paris, he worked for »Time Life« and »Paris Match«. The film is a portrait of the individualistic personality of the photographer and at the same time a portrait of his home town Istanbul, which he has photographed for over five decades.
Special Jury Prize at the Ankara Film Festival 1999.

Wir haben vergessen zurückzukehren [We forgot to go back]
Fatih Akin, Germany 2000, 59 min, ages 12+
The prize-winning director Fatih Akin follows the various experiences of the second and third generation Turkish »guest workers« on their journey from Hamburg to Istanbul and then further to the family village. A sensitive film about the fate of being German-Turkish. Part of the series »Denk ich an Deutschland« [I think about Germany]
ZKM-Media Theater | 7:30 pm
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