Adopting a New Homeland

General Information

Author/Creator
Riza, Enis, director.
Language
Turkish.
Subtitles
English
Published
Turkey, 2006.
Physical Description
DVD-ROM (56 min.)

Contents/Summary

Summary
The film tells the story of a population exchange between Greece and Turkey in 1922. Makry (Fethiye - Kayaköy) in Turkey turns out to be Nea Makry (New Makry) in Greece, a new homeland. By this film, people in Nea Makry started to question their feelings towards the Turkish people. They started to share their feelings of the past, present and future. They are the people from the 1st to 3rd generation of population exchange who suffered the sorrow of immigration, force to leave their homeland and move to a new country, and who grew up with the sorrowful stories of their predecessors. The transformation of prejudices into friendship of the people of two cultures that stay apart because of the history they did not create and could not change.

Subjects

Genre
Documentary films

Bibliographic Information

Note
Verzio Film Festival Submission

Holdings

Item Type Current Location Collection Call Number Volume Info Shelving Location Public Note
DVD-ROMOSA Film LibraryOSA Film LibraryFL Record 1451---