When I’m Done Dying
Original title: "Bir Nefes Daha"
Nisan Dag graduated from Columbia University’s MFA Directing program with Fulbright Scholarship in 2013. Dag rose to prominence five years ago with her debut feature Across the Sea, which competed at Warsaw Film Festival and awarded at multiple festivals. After it’s Turkish theatrical release, Across the Sea was acquired by Amazon Prime in the
USA. Nisan directed an episode for MTV’s documentary series ‘REBEL MUSIC’ where she discovered the underground rap scene in Istanbul that led her to write and direct “When I’m Done Dying”.
John Wakayama Carey
Kristen Swanbeck, Özcan Vardar
Oktay Çubuk, Hayal Köseoğlu
Color: colored, Running time: 91, Format: digital, Countries: TR-GER-USA, Languages: TR
A graduate of Columbia University’s MFA Film program, Jessica Caldwell produced the independent feature films Electrick Children, Happy Baby and AWOL. Her feature film productions have premiered at Berlinale, SXSW, Tribeca, and have had theatrical and digital distribution. Her short film work has premiered at Sundance, Telluride and Tribeca. Jessica was the writers room assistant and showrunners assistant on the Showtime series Billions. She is currently writing a feature film for Working Title and co-writing a feature film for Catch & Release
Solis Film, Red Balloon
Tallinn International Black Nights Film Festival Best Director
Tallinn International Black Nights Film Festival
Fehmi, a 19-year-old aspiring rapper from a rough neighborhood of Istanbul, is addicted to bonzai, a cheap and deadly drug, jeopardizing his dreams of becoming a successful rapper. When Fehmi crosses paths with Devin, a 25-year-old affluent DJ, they fall hard for each other and find the inspiration they were lacking. But the flaming and troubled love of this unlikely duo soon becomes toxic.