A Few Brave People

A Few Brave People


A Few Brave People

Rüya Arzu Köksal

Türkiye, 2011, 87’

Editing: Devrim Akteke
Photography: Aydın Kudu
Producer: Rüya Arzu Köksal
Producer Company: Turkishmoon Film Yapım
Music: VOVA
Sound: Devrim Akteke

‘A Few Brave People’, powerfully chronicles the extraordinary struggle of the local people of the Black Sea region to protect their rivers and their livelihood from a government that is keen to sell them to private corporations.

She made her debut with Forsaken Paths (2006). She won the UNDP Sustainable Development Project Competition Award with her short documentary titled New Life in Old Foça (2007). The Shore (2008) has received lots of credits and won many awards both at home and abroad while driving attention to the destruction on Turkey’s Black Sea coast. Her previous documentary, An Argonaut in Ordu (2010) won the special jury award in Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival. Her last film, A Few Brave People (2011), was premiered at !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival.

Red Wheat, 2015 (in production)
Brotherhood of Streams, 2014
A Few Brave People, 2011
An Argonaut in Ordu, 2010
Shore, 2008
Forsaken Paths, 2006

10th !f İstanbul International Independent Film Festival, 2011
This Human World Vienna Human Rights Festival, 2011
14th Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival, 2012
X-Roads Film Festival, Graz, Austria, Official selection, 2012