Screening at SALT Ulus: Fırat Göl Olurken: Cennetin Bedeli

Within the scope of the exhibition Modern Essays 5: Graft, an episode of the documentary series Fırat Göl Olurken titled Cennetin Bedeli will be screened at SALT Ulus. The screening will be followed by a discussion between the researcher of the exhibition Aslıhan Demirtaş and the director Hasan Özgen.

Fırat Göl Olurken: Cennetin Bedeli
Süha Arın, Hasan Özgen (1985-1986)
30 minutes
Turkish without subtitles

SALT Ulus, Ankara
November 7
Screening: 19.00
Discussion: 19.30

Directed by Süha Arın and Hasan Özgen, the documentary series Fırat Göl Olurken (1985-1986) focuses on the impacts of the Karaya and Atatürk dams in Turkey on the Fırat river as well as local communities and cultural heritage. One of the episodes of the series titled Cennetin Bedeli, which will be screened at SALT Ulus, examines the living conditions of almost 45,000 families, the lawsuits related to the dam projects and the immigration issues that the locals had to face.

Still from the documentary Fırat Göl Olurken
Still from the documentary Fırat Göl Olurken

Organized within the scope of the exhibition Modern Essays 5: Graft, the screening will be followed by a discussion between the researcher of the exhibition Aslıhan Demirtaş and the director Hasan Özgen.

The exhibition is on view until November 30 at SALT Ulus.
The talk will be held in Turkish.

Photo credit 1: Still from the set of Fırat Göl Olurken
Photo credit 2: Still from the documentary Fırat Göl Olurken

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