A special screening of The Butterfly's Dream "Kelebeğin Rüyası" (2013) with Q&A will be moderated by Prof. Randy Reinholz (PSFA Director of Community Engagement and Innovative Programs at San Diego State University, Artistic Director at Native Voices at the Autry): Belçim Bilgin, Rahman Altın and Valentina Castellani-Quinn President of Quinn Studios will be at the event. |
The Butterfly's Dream is a 2013 Turkish drama film written and directed by Yılmaz Erdoğan. The film has been selected as the Turkish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards.
Rahman Altın, the composer of the score to the film won the "World Soundtrack Awards - Public Choice Award" at the 40th Film Fest Gent.
The Butterfly's Dream centers on two young poets in the 1940's of Turkey who make a bet on a pretty girl. Whoever's poem the girl likes will win, and the other will step aside. The poets however have to deal with other problems like disease, poverty, compulsory work in the mines and the Second World War in the meantime. As the story unravels,the poets travel through cities and events in search of happiness. Is it the optimist who's the bravest or the pessimist? This story will tell.
The Butterfly's Dream is the end result of a seven-year preparation and work of Yılmaz Erdoğan who wrote and directed the film. The film reached an audience of 2.5 million in Turkey and Europe as it was released theatrically in countries like Germany, Denmark and Austria.
More info: http://www.kelebeginruyasifilm.com/en/press
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