Short Film: TRANSLATION, 1min., Turkey, Documentary

Directed by Omer Faruk Baran
A group of healthcare professionals who try to cross Syria border illegally do not speak Kurdish, while the guide does not speak Turkish. The translator’s translation remains incomplete.

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Director Biography – Omer Faruk Baran

He was born in 1989 in Suruç. He is journalist, writer, and photographer. ”Translation” is the director’s first short film.

Director Statement

By this film called ”Tercûme” which means ”Translation” in English, we want to show the borders between languages. This film focuses on incomplete dialogues between translator, the guide and doctors which try to cross border of Turkey and Syria illegally in 2015.

By under5minutefilmfestival

The quarterly festival that focuses on the greatest under 5 minute short films from around the world. Films get showcased at the FEEDBACK Film Festival and receive an audience moderation video on their short.

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