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When news got out that the National Socialist Underground (NSU) had murdered eight people of Turkish descent in the early 2000s, it was considered a tragedy not only for the Turkish families of those killed, but also for the entire generation of Turkish migrants in Germany, to which I belong, in other words, to those who had made Germany their home. This film is a search for traces left behind by the NSU killings and asks the question whether there is a process to heal these injuries inflicted on our German society
[Netherlands] : Episode One, 2016. [Place of distribution not identified] : First Hand Films
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When powerful governments don't want to be controlled, journalists become weapons against dictatorship and injustice. In their plight for truth, their pens become swords. Journalist Fidan Ekiz travels to Columbia, Turkey, Uganda, Russia, Myanmar and Hong Kong to speak to the people committed to reporting on the society around them, despite the considerable risks that this involves. In this six-part series, Ekiz explores how journalists can make a profound difference, whilst facing threats both to their own personal safety and to the concept of Truth itself.
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Roza Eskenazi sang the way she lived, with passion, fire, and love. This is the story of three young musicians from Greece, Turkey, and Israel, who embark on an exciting musical journey, to tell the story of Greece's best-known and best-loved rebetiko singer for the first time on film. It's a journey that will take them from Istanbul to Thessaloniki and to Athens, following the musical trail she left behind. Most of all, it's a journey into a world that has largely vanished, but whose sounds continue to echo throughout the Mediterranean Basin.
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Since the days of the prophet Mohammed, Muslim faithful around the world have heeded the muezzin's call to prayer five times a day. Today, with "Idol" type shows topping world charts, Turkey's mosques have joined the trend. In cities and hamlets across the country, muezzins compete regionally for a chance to make it to the national finals in Ankara. This film follows the competitors as they experience the drama of competition in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become the country's best-known muezzin.