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


Göl Kenarı

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

Directed by Aziz Alaca
Cast: Rugül Serbest, Mahir Berkant Varol
Short / 19 min. / 2021

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Lake Shore - Gol Kenari

Leyla is the daughter of a prominent family in a small town. When she finds out that she is pregnant, she wants to talk about it with her lover Fatih. A teacher in the same town, Fatih wants to keep their relationship a secret. They meet by the lakeshore to talk.

Selected Festivals and Awards:

  • Boston Turkish Festival's 17th Annual Documentary & Short Film Competition (2022): Special Mention
  • Istanbul Film Festival National Short Film Competition, Turkey (2022): FIPRESCI Prize
  • Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey (2021)
  • Izmir Short Film Festival, Turkey (2021)
  • Istanbul Modern, Turkey (2022)
  • Kayseri Film Festival, Turkey (2022)
  • AFSAD Short Film Festival, Turkey (2022)


Director Aziz Alaca

Aziz Alaca is a graduate of Istanbul Technical University in computer engineering. He received education on cinema at Film Directors Association, ISFF Berlin, Munich Filmwerkstatt, DFA-Istanbul,

Since 2012 he makes commercials, promotional films, TV, short films and documentaries as a part of Ankara Film Evi, and he is working on the preparation phases of his first feature film.

His filmography includes Göl Kenarı/Lakeshore (2021, short), The Artist (2020, short),  Ankara Havası (2020, doc. series, BluTV), Germiyan’ın Renkleri (2019, short doc.)

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