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Stories Whose Sun is Hidden

Ceren Tekin Karagöz

DENİZLİ, MUŞ
Active Landscapes

Rozelin Akgün

DİYARBAKIR
Concrete, Grass and Others

Zehra Seda Boztunalı

DÜZCE, SAKARYA
Craft Tapes

Ertuğrul Berhan Yıldız

İSTANBUL
Digital Monument of Kassia

Büşra Tunç, Brett Umlauf, Meral Akkent

İSTANBUL
ENDOPHASIA

Gökçe Uygun

EDİRNE
Galata's Everyday Acoustic Palimpsests

Sena Karahan

İSTANBUL
Less Healing Plants

Hatiye Garip, İpek Kay

MUĞLA, İSTANBUL
Lives of Others

Tuğçe Yakar, Rıdvan Oral (Nesin İstasyon)

İZMİR
Lorî, Lorî

İlhak Altıparmak

ERZURUM
Metr.cube

Begüm Çelik, Ayşegül Yapar

İZMİR, İSTANBUL
Missing Bricks

Onur Tatar, Levent Genç

ÇANAKKALE
Reclamation Landscapes

Dilşad Aladağ

ADANA, İZMİR
Root and Foundation

Eda Gecikmez

ANKARA
Solastalgia; The Cadastre of Deterioration

Büşra Kuruçay

ADIYAMAN
The Sound of the Earth

Betül Katıgöz

ÇANAKKALE
Valley

Ekin Çekiç

ARTVİN, İSTANBUL
Vranowitz Archive

Betül Aksu

İZMİR
We Force

Özge Yalacak, Çağlar Uzun

ZONGULDAK
CineShack: An Independent Space

Mersin Cinéphile Cinema Association

MERSİN
Digital Capacity Building and Sustainability Project

Istanbul Gender Museum

İSTANBUL
Pink Life QueerFest Capacity Building Project

Pink Life LGBTI+ Solidarity Association

ANKARA
Reverse

Odeon Pergamon Collective

İZMİR
Without a Space but Everywhere

Amidart Culture and Arts Community

DİYARBAKIR
Yesayan Culture and Literature Archive
Cultural Preservation and Interaction

Yesayan Culture and Literature Association

İSTANBUL
ZarokMa
Open-Air Stage

Music Family Association

DİYARBAKIR
Ziçev Mersin Art Center: A Story of Healing

Mersin Branch of the Foundation for Raising and Protecting Mentally Disabled Children

MERSİN
Cinema on a Bird’s Wing

Izmir Film and Television Producers’ Association

İZMİR, GAZİANTEP
There is Hope in the Countryside: A Festival Dream

Ravanda Women’s Association

KİLİS, HATAY, MARDİN
There is No Other World!
Documentarist Travelling Ecological Documentary Screenings

Eurasian Art Collective Association

ADANA, DİYARBAKIR, İSTANBUL, RİZE, ARTVİN, MUĞLA, ÇANAKKALE, HATAY
A Journey of Learning Laz Language from Plants

Ceren Kazancı Oruç

ARTVİN
BuildConductShare

Yiğit Can Eyüboğlu

TRABZON
Almost Certainly False

Cansu Baydar

İSTANBUL, DİYARBAKIR, GAZİANTEP, İZMİR
Among the Ruins

Servet Kaplan

İSTANBUL
Beyond Seeing: Art Meetings

Özgül Kahraman

BATMAN
Çalı Village Films Festival
Place, Cinema and Memory: Çalı Village Experience Route

ÇEKÜDER

BURSA
Domestic Goods

Rojda Ezgi Oral

MARDİN
For Restorative Justice: Dargeçit

Memory Center

İSTANBUL, MARDİN, DİYARBAKIR, ŞIRNAK, ANKARA, İZMİR
Gênco: Superhero of Ordinary Things

Ali Kemal Çınar

DİYARBAKIR, İSTANBUL
Grande Zarifi Appartments

İlyas Özçakır

İSTANBUL
Harvest of Light

Esin Özalp Öztürk

ANKARA
Impactors

Pırıl Gündüz

İZMİR, ÇEVRİMİÇİ
A Cultural Memory Study: In the Shadow of Memories

Emek Yıldırım Şahin

ARTVİN, ARDAHAN
Invisible Women of Cinema

Yasemin Özkent

KONYA, İSTANBUL
Kızıltoprak

Zeynep Ekmekçi, Irmak Karasu

İSTANBUL, BURSA, İZMİR
Laş û Cih

Nalin Acar

BİTLİS, BATMAN
Mişk û Mirov

Şaneşîn Performans

MARDİN, DİYARBAKIR, BATMAN, VAN
Montag Residency – Gönen

Eda Emirdağ

BALIKESİR
Cloud Play
Performances in Ankara and the Earthquake Zone

Derya Ağaoğlu

ANKARA, HATAY, KAHRAMANMARAŞ, ADIYAMAN, GAZİANTEP, MALATYA
Public Theater Experiences and Opportunities from Turkey

Mustafa Kara

BALIKESİR, İSTANBUL, İZMİR, EDİRNE, HATAY, DİYARBAKIR
Salman Wants to Go

Ozan Takış

İSTANBUL, EDİRNE, ARTVİN, MUĞLA
Symposia Dadia

Deniz Kırımsoy Denge

MUĞLA
The Memory of the Windy City

Özge Doruk

ÇANAKKALE
There is Art in Me

Trabzon Chamber Theater

TRABZON
Veng Bidi, Vinî Mebi: Tadî Dinya

Çocuk Sanat Merkezi

DİYARBAKIR, TUNCELİ, İSTANBUL
Whisper of the Lost Stone

Mustafa Orman

KARS
Accesible Films Festival

Puruli Culture and Arts Association

ESKİŞEHİR, ANKARA
4th Antep Short Film Festival

Serkan Aksak

GAZİANTEP
Archiving of Oral Children's Literature Works That Tend To Disappear

Diyar Bayram

ŞIRNAK
ÇÎNUR

Nazmi Karaman

DİYARBAKIR, VAN, BATMAN, İSTANBUL, ANKARA, İZMİR
Compilation and Dissemination of Traditional Children's Games

Mehmet Yay

MARDİN, DİYARBAKIR
ETHNOS

Ruken Tekeş

İSTANBUL, HATAY, ÇANAKKALE
From Resistance to Cooperation
Transformation of Yırca Village Culture and Cultural Memory

Yırca Hanımeli

MANİSA
Güneşane Summer Camp

Güneşane Foundation

ÇANAKKALE
Hope

Nefes Culture and Arts Association

GAZİANTEP
In Pursuit of Theatre People

Nadir Sönmez

ERZURUM, VAN, KARS, TUNCELİ, İSTANBUL
Kindness for the Love of It

Çetin Azer Aras

ADANA, HATAY, KAHRAMANMARAŞ, ADIYAMAN
Literature Island Marmara / Marmara Island Literature Days

Gündoğdu Village Beautification, Reconstruction, Development and Solidarity Association

BALIKESİR
Mavi Kuş Solidarity Group Children's Workshops

Mavi Kuş Solidarity Group

HATAY, İSTANBUL
Mek Mezi Culture and Art Meetings

Şafak Şahin

ARTVİN, İSTANBUL
Memory of the Other

Women's Works Library and Information Center Foundation

İSTANBUL
Purple Violets
A Women's Football Team's Story in Van's Forgotten Neighbourhood

Ömer Ferhat Özmen

VAN, İSTANBUL
Soup with Chicken Broth

Deniz Büyükkırlı

KIRKLARELİ
Tell Your Story

Mordem Art and Ecological Life Association

ADIYAMAN, DİYARBAKIR
Voice of LGBTIQ+ in Literature

Mertcan Karakuş

ONLINE, ISTANBUL
When I was Little

Sinem Kanat

İSTANBUL
Zarbêj and Dengbêj Women in Mesopotamia

Zeyneb Yaş Salam

DİYARBAKIR, MARDİN, TUNCELİ
26 KM

Yeliz Selvi Gölpunar

ŞANLIURFA
A Flâneuse in Sinope

Azize Reva Boynukalın

SİNOP
Can Anyone Hear Me?

Gözde Mulla

ANKARA, HATAY
Home Exhibition

Na+CTRL

İSTANBUL
In the Middle

Melt Studio

ANKARA
Kısır Night

Özkan Işık

ERZURUM, DÜZCE
Nature Notebooks
Anatolian Folk Calender from Dionysius Festivals to Hıdırellez

Erdal Demir

ARTVİN
Negative Space
Rendering Nothingness Visible

Sadık Arslan

IĞDIR, HATAY, KAHRAMANMARAŞ, ADIYAMAN, MARDİN, ŞIRNAK, HAKKARİ, DİYARBAKIR
Our Love Memory with “Sevgi”

Kenan Özcan

İSTANBUL, ANKARA
Reduplications

Ezgi Yakın

İZMİR
Replicas

Sidar Alışık

MARDİN, ANTALYA
Symbiosis

Maruz Collective

KAYSERİ
Telltale of the Stone: Beware of the Evil Eye, Live Happily!

Burcu Günay

BOLU, HATAY, ADIYAMAN, ŞANLIURFA
There

Zeynep Gürler

DÜZCE, İSTANBUL, ANKARA
Thin Air

Cemil Batur Gökçeer

ANKARA, İZMİR, İSTANBUL
User Manual

Özge Akdeniz, Ayşegül Oğuz

İSTANBUL
Action / Experience / Contact

Yermekân

ANKARA
Ayvalık International Film Festival at Küçük Han

Seyir Association

BALIKESİR
Cultural Labour Platform Technical Infrastructure Project

Kültür Emeği Platformu

ONLINE
Cultureschack

Kültürhane

Mersin
DÎWAN: International Theatre Academy

Şermola Performance

BATMAN
Improving the Physical Conditions of Çıplak Ayaklar Studio

Çıplak Ayaklar Kumpanyası

İSTANBUL
Nesin Vakfı Tiyatro ve Gösteri Sahnesinin İyileştirilmesi

Nesin Vakfı

İSTANBUL
Transformation of Kırkayak Art Centre into an Open Space

Kırkayak Kültür

GAZİANTEP
Anatolia’s Memories of Music Meetings

Anatolian Music Cultures Association

ADANA, ANKARA, DİYARBAKIR, KAYSERİ, MERSİN
Feminist/Queer Biography Workshop
as a Tool for Encounter, Dialogue and Participation

ADA Education Cooperative

ANKARA, DİYARBAKIR, VAN
OPENspace.ART
Public Performance Designed with a Focus on Ecology

Genedos Culture and Life Cooperative

Kaş/ANTALYA, Bergama/IZMIR, Hemşin/RİZE
A Learning Experience Towards
Future Cities

Ankara AKS

ANKARA
Amed Underground

Salih Karabulut

DİYARBAKIR
And Other Objects

Soner Akalın

BİTLİS, MUŞ
Boğaziçi Ayvalık School
2022 - 2023 Semester

Boğaziçi University Ayvalık Schools

BALIKESİR
chalaKINO Cinema Events

Chalak Events Platform

VAN
Children's Rights and Art Workshops in Erzincan

Sine Boran Art

ERZİNCAN
Concrete, Animal, Sea

Kıyı Project

ANTALYA
Crop

Dilşad Aladağ

ADANA, MERSİN, ONLINE
Culinary Memory of Multicultural Istanbul

Narod Avcı

ISTANBUL
Developing Art Journalism and Criticism
from the Local

Argonotlar

ONLINE
Diyarbakır Ecological Film Days

Diyarbakır Ecology Association

DİYARBAKIR
From Village Evacuations to Village Money Documentary

Cemal İşnas

VAN
Giulio's Dream

UR Collective

IZMIR
Hear My Voice

Asena Akan

ISTANBUL, ADANA, HATAY
IDEA ’23

CazKedisi

BALIKESİR, ÇANAKKALE, IZMIR, MUĞLA
Istanbul Living
Urban Experience Through the Eyes of Tarlabaşı Women

Tarlabaşı Community Support Association

ISTANBUL
Jina Qelew
(Fat Woman)

Batman Yenisahne

BATMAN, DİYARBAKIR, ISTANBUL, MARDİN, ŞANLIURFA, VAN
Queerification by Writing

Ecem Arslanay

IZMIR, ONLINE
Red-Headed Bunting
Forest Fire Awareness
Art Workshops in Datça

Özge Çiğdem Denizci

MUĞLA
Rojbash Film:
Post-production

Özkan Küçük

DİYARBAKIR, ISTANBUL
Third Absence from Home

Mediha Güzelgün

KAHRAMANMARAŞ, MERSİN
There is a Müzikist in the Village

Müzikist

BURSA
Travelling Cinema Dialogues: Kurdish Women's Images

Nimet Gatar

DİYARBAKIR, TUNCELİ, VAN
Urban Transformation like a Roman

Mediterranean Roma Associations Federation

MERSİN
Li Dêrê

MARS - Mardin Sahne Oyuncuları

BATMAN, DİYARBAKIR, MARDİN, VAN
-29 Youth Camp: Memory

The Young Peacebuilders of Turkey

DİYARBAKIR, MARDİN
Berban

Nursel Doğan

DİYARBAKIR
Birds

Gamze Tanrıvermiş

TRABZON
Çanax

Sevim Kaplan Akan

MARDİN
Cinema Earth

Roof Coliving

IZMIR, ADANA
Cinema Unites

Izmir Film and Television Producers Association

IZMIR
Designing
a Nation
of Nomads

OPUS XI

ESKİŞEHİR
From Bergama to Ephesus Accessible Documentary

Association of Tourism for All

IZMIR
Heterotopia

Neo - Zosimos Culture and Arts Collective

GAZİANTEP
Istanbul
in Pursuit
of Water

City Detective Initiative

ISTANBUL
Journey to the World of Animation

Children First Association

DİYARBAKIR
KızBaşına Feminist
Art History

KızBaşına

ANKARA, ISTANBUL, ONLINE
Long Live Art, Resist the Pandemic 

Mersin Alzheimer's Association

MERSİN
Music for All

Vezirköprü Kadın Orkestrası

SAMSUN
My Life

Tahsin Özmen

ŞIRNAK
NFTs for ART

Disyon

ONLINE
Recording and Publishing the Folkloric Elements of Bafê Village 

Veysel Vesek

MARDİN, ŞIRNAK
Silver Screen in Village Squares

New Cinema Collective 

BATMAN
Sunday Cinema

Sunday Cinema Initiative

MARDİN
The City and
the Messiah

Aylin Kuryel, Raşel Meseri

İZMİR
Viticulture
from Tenedos
to Bozcaada

Mustafa Dermanlı

ÇANAKKALE
A Forest Dream

Arzu Yayıntaş

MUĞLA
Anesthetic Awareness

Şefik Özcan

MARDİN
Anthology of Promises

Özgür Demirci

IZMIR
Close to the View, In the Distance

Seniha Ünay

DÜZCE
Fata Morgana

Alper Aydın

ORDU
Goat on the Mountain,
Moon in the Sky, Fish in the Water

Rezzan Gümgüm

TUNCELİ
Hive

Beyza Durhan and Aslıhan Mumcu

ŞIRNAK, TEKİRDAĞ
Imminent Arrival

sub

ÇANAKKALE
Listening to the Texture

Çisel Karacebe

ISTANBUL
Performative
Cob
Construction
Sculpture

Onur Fındık

UŞAK
Pistachio Time

Özlem Köse

GAZİANTEP
Tempo Primo

Yağmur Uyanık

ANTALYA
That Little Rock Over There is Waiting to be Found

Sevgi Ortaç

ANTALYA, ISTANBUL
Tissue_Lab

Ali Kanal

ANTALYA
Wet Dream

Can Akgümüş

ANKARA, ISTANBUL
Film Set Kültürhane

Kültürhane Association

MERSİN
From
Ali Rıza Bey Mansion to an
Art Space

Sevilay Refika Kadıoğlu

ARTVİN
Habitat for the Arts

Troy Cultural Association

ÇANAKKALE
Channel Tuning

Kutsal Motor

ONLINE, ISTANBUL
Kolektif Mekân

Merkezkaç Art Collective

DİYARBAKIR
Nefes Music School

Nefes Foundation for Arts and Culture

GAZİANTEP
PLATFORM by GAPO

Geniş Açı Project Office

İSTANBUL
REINCARNATE darağaç

Darağaç Collective

IZMIR
The Theatre Foundation of Turkey
Infrastructure Reinforcement Project

Theatre Foundation of Turkey

ISTANBUL
11th Pembe Hayat QueerFest

Pink Life Association

ANKARA, AYDIN, DENİZLİ, DİYARBAKIR, IZMIR
KONSERVE
Inter-City Guest Artist and Exchange Programme Network

Teos Arts and Culture Association

BURSA, ÇANAKKALE, DİYARBAKIR, IZMIR, MUĞLA
Network for the Cultures of Marmara with its Islands and Straits

Princes' Islands Foundation

BALIKESİR, ÇANAKKALE, ISTANBUL
Akhisar Women's Film Days

Akhisar Cinema Association

AKHİSAR / MANİSA
Altyazı Fasikül: From Below 

Altyazı Cinema Association

ONLINE
Beats By Girlz
Turkey Festival

Beril Sarıaltun / Beats by Girlz Türkiye

İSTANBUL, ONLINE
Çanakkale Accessible
Culture
Ecosystem

Erişilebilir Her Şey

ÇANAKKALE
Dek û Dolabên Scapen

Amed City Theatre

DİYARBAKIR, BATMAN, ŞANLIURFA, VAN, IZMIR, ISTANBUL
Dry Summer

Eldem Art Space

ESKİŞEHİR
Graffiti Art
in Sakarya
(GAiS)

Civil Activity and Entrepreneurship Network

ADAPAZARI / SAKARYA
Living Positive
WE
A Documentary Film Project

Ebubekir Çetinkaya

Cities in Southeast Anatolia, Central Anatolia, Aegean and Mediterranean Regions
Mapping Women’s Cultural Labour in Diyarbakır

Palimpsest Collective
Dilan Kaya Taşdelen, Gizem Kıygı

DİYARBAKIR, ISTANBUL
Maybe a Movie Comes to Town

Sidar İnan

BİTLİS
Mem û Zîn
on the Road

Şermola Performans

BATMAN, DİYARBAKIR, SİİRT, MARDİN, URFA, BİTLİS, VAN, HAKKARİ, AĞRI, ONLINE
Non-Fiction Creative Writing Workshop

5Harfliler

ANKARA, DİYARBAKIR, MERSİN
On-Site Construction of Laz Literature

İrfan Çağatay Aleksiva

ARTVİN, RİZE, ISTANBUL
Recent LGBTI+ Activism  in Diyarbakır

Nadir Sönmez

DİYARBAKIR, MARDİN, ISTANBUL
Red Noses
Social Circus Project for Civil Society Organisations in Istanbul

BoMoVu
Sports and Body Movement Association for Social Empowerment

ISTANBUL
Searching for the Cosmopolitan City in a Building
A Publication Project through the Archives of the Old British Post Office 

The Center for Spatial Justice

İSTANBUL
Stories Between the Past and
the Future

Maya Association

MERSİN
Symphony of Cultures

Hatay Symphony Orchestra
Culture and Arts Association 

HATAY
The Antaios of Despair

Monitor

IZMIR
The Banishment

Yılmaz Özdil

BİTLİS, VAN, MARDİN
The Lost Saint of Anatolia
A Compilation of the Khidr Legend

Hacı Bektaş Veli Anatolian Cultural Foundation
Çorum Branch

ÇORUM, SİVAS, KIRIKKALE, NEVŞEHİR
The Other Artist: Being an Artist in the East

Uğurcan Kaçmaz

VAN, HAKKARİ, ŞIRNAK
Woman's
Touch

Canan Budak

MARDİN