“A tough lesson about the ruthless inertia of bureaucracy”
“A compelling accumulation of small moments that loom with volatility”
—Sight & Sound
“Grows more compelling with each layer of culpability that is unpeeled”
We will be joined by Jeanette Okur, Assistant Professor of Instruction (Turkish literature, film, language), in Middle Eastern Studies at the Univ. of Texas at Austin.
This highly acclaimed new film is set at a remote boarding school in the Anatolian region of Turkey where a Kurdish pupil contracts a mysterious illness and his best friend tries to secure treatment against the stultifying tide of bureaucracy.