SEPTEMBER

Eylül

Turkey-Germany (2012) 15’

Director: Doğa Çığşar

Cast: Eylül Çığşar, Mehmet Ali Çığşar, Sevtap Akbulut


Eylul is the story of a stubborn 5-year old, who refuses to be separated from her beloved goat, which is to be slaughtered on the first day of the Festival of sacrifice. She lives in a small mountain village in south Turkey with her aunts and grandfather. Once Eylul flees into the forest to hide out the goat, she’s not aware of an even more significant parting that is waiting for her back home.