Concrete Park preceded by On the Coast & The Moustache

Approx. Duration: 1 hour 48 minutes

TIFF Cinematheque - Retrospective

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Three short documentaries from directors Berke Bas, Belmin Söylemez, and Merve Kayan & Zeynep Dadak.

Films in Concrete Park preceded by On the Coast & The Moustache

    • On the Coast
    • Bu sahilde
    • Merve Kayan, Zeynep Dadak
    • This short essay film sketches a languorous summer in Erikli, a small town on Turkey's Aegean coast.

    • The Moustache
    • Biyik
    • Belmin Söylemez
    • Filmmaker Belmin Söylemez investigates the complex masculine iconography of the moustache in Turkish culture.

    • Concrete Park
    • Beton Park
    • Berke Bas
    • Filmmaker Berke Bas paints a sensitive documentary portrait of young men in the seaside town of Ordu, who feel themselves trapped between the macho stereotypes of Turkish cultural myth the slim possibilities afforded them to pursue their aspirations and shape their destiny in real life.