21st Annual Boston Turkish Film Festival 2022 - Boston Turk Film Festivali


Cezayir Menekşesi

Special Mention
Boston Turkish Festival's 17th Documentary & Short Film Competition

Directed by Emrah Yükselir
Cast: Altay Çapan, Evay Çapan, Tezay Karagül
Anim. Short / 6 min. / 2022

WATCH ONLINE (March 27 - April 9)

Algerian Violet  - Cezayir Meneksesi

In a small village, a young girl is forced to be a child-bride to a married old man.

Selected Festivals and Awards:

  • Boston Turkish Festival's 17th Annual Documentary & Short Film Competition (2022): Special Mention
  • Festival del Cinema di Cefalù, Italy (2022)
  • One Earth Awards, India (2022)
  • International Labor Films Festival, Turkey (2022)
  • Kwetu International Animation Film Festival (KIAFF), Tanzania (2022)


Director Emrah Yukselir

Emrah Yükselir is director of six shorts and one documentary film;

Gemidekiler / Ancients (2009),
Mesaj / Message (2012),
Yarım Ağız / Half Mouth (2015),
Lokma / Morsel (2016),
Mor Mercan / Purple Coral (2016),
The Saffron (2020),
Cezayir Menekşesi / Algerian Violet (2022)

March 27 - April 9

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