SILENT

1984: Zeynep, who lives in Diyarbakır with her three children, wants to visit her husband in prison. Zeynep only speaks her mother tongue Kurdish; however, only the Turkish language is allowed to be spoken in prison, so she’s unable to utter a word there. On the other hand, she wants to bring a new pair of shoes to her husband but it’s forbidden to bring anything to prisoners from outside …

Festivals: 

Cannes Film Festival – “Palme d’Or“ Award; Dubai International Filme Festival – AsiaAfrica Award;European Film Awards – nominated for Best Short Film Award.

L. Rezan Yeşilbaş

L. Rezan Yeşilbaş completed his BA at Istanbul Marmara University (cinema and TV department) in 2008. He wrote and directed his debut short film The Judgement in 2008. The film won the Audience Award at the Boston FF. L. Rezan Yeşilbaş won the Palme d’or for Silent at the Cannes IFF short film competition 2012.