Backward Run

  • 8 10
  • 2014
  • 3min
Backward Run
  • Original Title: Tornistan: Bir Ayçe Kartal filmi (2013)

When thousands of people protest on the streets, television shows something very different. This animated short film is a fugacious gaze at government censorship in Turkey.

Backward Run

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Ji.hlava Film Festival/ Ars Independent Festival

Backward Run. A look at censorship in Turkey

While you are watching your favorite reality show, some people are out on a square trying to change the world. 

This short film looks at censorship in the Turkish media, which long ignored protests by tens of thousands of people. 

The director combines animation with real sounds from the protests at Gezi Park.

Ayçe Kartal
Ayçe Kartal Director

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