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Dil Leyla

Germany, 2016


At 26 years old, Leyla is elected the youngest mayor in her hometown of Cizre, a Kurdish capital city near the Iraqi-Syrian border a city she was forced to flee over 20 years ago, after her father was killed by the Turkish military when she was a child. Her goal as a mayor is to heal and beautify the civil-wartorn city, which is enjoying a break from violence. But on the eve of Turkey’s parliamentary elections, everything changes and old memories become more real than ever.

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Direction Asli Özarslan
Screenplay Asli Özarslan
Editing Ana Branea
Art Direction Carina Neubohn
Cast Leyla Imret
Production Igor Dovgal, Sabrina Proske
Distribution Filmdelights Austria All Rights
Location Turchia/Cizre, Germania/Bremen

Scheduled on 26 June 2017 at 21:00 at Terrazza degli Ulivi.


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