ONE AND THE MANY SCREENING: KARANLIKTA UYANANLAR [THOSE AWAKENING IN THE DARK]

APRIL 1, 2017 16:30

Gorsel Image5 Karanliktauyananlar 1964 <i>Karanlıkta Uyananlar</i> (1964) filminden bir kare
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Still from Karanlıkta Uyananlar [Those Awakening in the Dark] (1964)
Courtesy the director
Çankaya Municipality Contemporary Arts Center, Ankara
Yaşar Kemal Conference Hall


Karanlıkta Uyananlar [Those Awakening in the Dark] (1964)
Director: Ertem Göreç
114 minutes
Turkish; English subtitles

Karanlıkta Uyananlar [Those Awakening in the Dark] (1964), screenplay by Vedat Türkali, is the first Turkish film to focus on strikes and workers’ rights issues in the country. Depicting the constant struggles of workers at a paint factory, the film also narrates the challenges faced by the factory’s young new owner by highlighting subjects of domestic industry and foreign capital.

Organized in parallel to the exhibition One and the Many, the screening is free. Reservations are not accepted.
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