2015-Gaia Student Awards, Shadows of Life
Turkey, 2013, 20′
Photography: Murat Haksever
Sound: Yunus Yaşar
Dantela, Friday 10:00- 12:00
Synopsis: This documentary tells a day in the life of four brothers who work night and day in difficult conditions as shepherds. The perspectives of people regarding sheepherding and the financial troubles that the shepherds, with no health insurance, have experienced are touched upon. The documentary also reveals the fight against nature, which is full of dangers.
Director: He was born in Güroymak, Bitlis in 1990. He completed his primary and secondary education in Güroymak. He continues his studies at the Department of Radio, Television and Cinema in Erciyes University. He worked in radio and national television channels as a programme producer and presenter. In TV series “Beni Deli Etme” (Don’t Drive me Crazy) directed by Raşit Çeliközer, he works as an assistant director of photography. “Shepherd” is his first documentary film.