The Eighth of June

The Eighth of June

The Eighth of June

Director: Burak Çevik
Conceived By: Burak Çevik
Producer: Burak Çevik
Sound: Sinan Berksöz

Turkey / Experimental / 8' / HD / Color / 2013

An experimental film made with the footage of barricades built on the entrances to Taksim on the eighth of June 2013.

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Burak Cevik received his BA in Film at Istanbul Bilgi University. His first feature film The Pillar of Salt, which he wrote and directed, premiered at Berlinale Forum in 2018. The film was screened in competition section of various national festivals such as Istanbul Film Festival, Ankara Film Festival and Adana Film Festival.

In 2019, Belonging, which he wrote and directed, premiered at Berlinale Forum. The film was screened in more than 25 countries, including MoMa and Lincoln Center in New York, Sarajevo Film Festival, Thessaloniki Film Festival, Sao Paolo Film Festival, Vancouver Film Festival. He won the ‘International Emerging Filmmaker Award’ at Open City Film Festival in London. Belonging was screened in competition section of various national festivals such as Bosphorus Film Festival, Adana Film Festival and Malatya Film Festival. It won Best Script and Best Film awards at Bosphorus Film Festival.

Currently he is teaching at Istanbul Bilgi University, department of Cinema and Television.

Filmography

Aidiyet - Belonging 2019
Tuzdan Kaide - The Pillar of Salt 2018
Sekiz Haziran - The Eighth of June (Short) 2013
Beklerken - Waiting (Short) 2010

Festivals Attended

13. !f İstanbul Uluslararası Bağımsız Filmler Festivali,
3. TISFEST ITS Film Festival,
47. Sinema Yazarları Derneği SİYAD Ödülleri, En İyi Kısa Film Ödülü Adayı

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