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MENA Monday. Discussion with Kutlug Ataman, Turkish filmmaker.

When: Monday, February 29, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: University Hall, 201, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Lexy Gore   (847) 467-5314

Group: Middle East and North African Studies

Co-Sponsor: Keyman Modern Turkish Studies (Northwestern Buffett)
SOC - Department of Radio/TV/Film

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Join a public discussion with Turkish filmmaker Kutluğ Ataman and NU faculty regarding the evolution of his filmmaking and the inspirations of his work.

Ataman's films examine the ways in which people and communities create and rewrite their identities through self-expression. His films include Serpent’s Tale (1994), Lola + Bilidikid (1998), 2 Girls (2005), Journey to the Moon (2009), and The Lamb (2014). He has won numerous awards for his filmography from Turkey, Italy, Norway, Germany, India, and the United States, and served as Chair of the Jury at the Istanbul International Film Festival in 2009. He is also a celebrated artist, and won the prestigious Carnegie Prize for his work Küba (2005).

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