Turkey, 2014, 71’
Editing: Ebru Karaca- Erdal Bilici
Photgraphy: Meryem Yavuz
Producer: Devrim Akkaya -Cem Doruk
Producer Company: Aheste Film
Music: Barkın Engin, Metin Bozkurt
Sound: Anna Maria Aslanoğlu
Devrim Akkaya’s documentary is about the search for the unknown life of her Armenian grandfather and the effects of this trauma in her personal journey as a woman.
She was born in 1975 in Malatya. She studied Statistics at Mimar Sinan University. She is a yoga instructor.
“Diyar” is her first film project as a director. She assisted screenplay writing and shooting of the film ‘Do Not Forget Me Istanbul’ produced by Hüseyin Karabey and co‐produced by Asi Film. She was the producer of the short film “Night and Day” directed by Erdal Bilici.
Armenia – Turkey Cinema Platform, 2012
Diyar has received the production support award from the April jury of ATCP, held parallel to 31th Istanbul Film Festival