Expecting a Grain of Sand
Original title: "Bekleyiş"
Born in Ankara, 1981. Graduated from school of law and specialized on Intellectual Property Rights. Attended to a Post Graduate Programme, Producing Film & Drama and worked with numerous producers.
Founded Kaliber Film in Turkey and produced Young Wrestlers, a docu drama premiered in Berlinale Generation in 2016 and awarded by a special mention. “Expecting a Grain Sand” is a debut dilm and an autobiographical work of hers, it is her debut film.
Banu Sıvacı, Gözde Koyuncu, Kıvılcım Akay, Can Aygör, Osama El Sayed
Canset Özge Can
Aslı Akdağ, Kerime Akdağ, Aşkın Akdağ
Color: b&w, Running time: 67, Format: HD, Countries: Turkey, Georgia, Languages: Turkish, German
FMWORKS Production Company, LLC Precode Films
What happens if a single woman takes a decision for growing her baby without a father in Turkey? In this autobiographical documentary, we witness a woman keeping up a visual diary for her baby shooting what she goes through within the society and her family.
Documentary researches throughly social roles of women and intellectualizes social inequality. We also see the insecurity carried from the past with regard to father and we witness the constant lack of a male figure as the remains of the past enlightens the fear of today.