Abandoned – The House of George

Funded by the European Union’s Cultural Bridges program the workshop took place in the frame of “European Literature Goes to Turkey/ Turkish Literature Goes to Europe” in 8 cities in Turkey organized by the Goethe-Institut Istanbul under the title yollardaon the road.

The subject of the movie clips reflected the expectations and experiences of the participants regarding Turkey, the European Union or the European Culture Week Events. The final are a collage mirroring the filmmakers view, as much as the surroundings expectation on Europe coming to Turkey.

Story: George Akar was the only son of a Greek-orthodox family. He has served as the chairman of the Tourism association of Antakya for many years. After his death the families residence, one of the old houses of a special Antakya architecture, remained abandoned for many years in the heart of city. George Akars childhood friend Baki Bilgili is telling the story of this location.

Director: Enis Kanmaz
Cast: Baki Bilgili

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