The short film “Okyanus” | “If” directed by Naz Önen under Digital Video Production I course in Fall 2014 took part in both the Biennial Edition of CinéWomen magazine and Hrant Dink Foundation‘s “Films About Conscience” Selection. The film is based on the true story of Okyanus Efe Özyavuz and it aims to underline the social pressure in Turkish society among youth.
“If” has been selected for the Biennial Edition of CinéWomen’s special issue featuring independent filmmakers and video artists. (January 2016)
Click here for CinéWomen’s Interview.
“Okyanus”, took part as one of the 16 finalist films in “Films About Conscience” Selection of Hrant Dink Foundation. (December 2015)
The finalist films: http://vicdanfilmleri.org/?main
The Short Film “If” can be seen here.
Music by Alt-J | Tessellate
Note: For the ones who are interested in the background story, the script is based on a farewell letter (In Turkish).