Admission Policy

Complimentary for Current Members

Guest (Non-Members)
at the door

Doors Open
9:00 AM

Screening Start
9:30 AM


Saturday - March 21, 2009
Doors Open for Complimentary Refreshments at 9:00 AM
Film Begins Promptly at 9:30 AM
Camelot Theatres
2300 Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA

Ayça is a Turkish actress and she lives in Istanbul.  On a film set she meets Hama Ali, a Kurdish actor.  The two fall in love while shooting a film.  After the shoot, Ayça returns to Istanbul and Hama has to go back to his home in northern Iraq.  But Ayça can no longer bear the distance between them and decides to travel to northern Iraq.  Based on a true story, the lovers play themselves in this captivating film.

Awards & Film Festivals:
Rotterdam IFF, Official Selection / World Premiere; Tribeca Film Festival, Best New Narrative Filmmaker; Sarajevo Film Festival, Heart of Sarajevo, Best Actress; Jerusalem Film Festival, FIPRESCI Prize; Kerala IFF: Best Asian Film; Kerala IFF: Best Debut Film; Istanbul IFF, Best Actress Award

Director:  Huseyin Karabey
Writers:  Huseyin Karabey, Ayca Damgaci
Distributor:  Insomnia Films
Genre:  Drama
Runtime:  92 minutes
Country:  Turkey
Language:  English, Kurdish, Turkish with English subtitles.
Rating:  N/A
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