23rd Boston Turkish Film Festival 2024 - Boston Turk Film Festivali


Avrupa Fatihi

BTF's 18th Documentary & Short Film Competition

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APRIL 5 - 15, 2024

avrupa fatihi

Directed by Onur Yağız

Cast: Thomas Curel, Emre Öcal, Umut Köker, Redouanne Harjane, Céline Elhan Günes, Emin Tunç

Short / 15 min. / 2023 / with English subtitles

This Saturday is a Turkish wedding day at Espace Venise. Huddled in a car in the parling lot, Fatih, 21, wants to get married. He has set his sights on Ipek, Recep’s sister. But neither Murat, his best friend, nor Recep, nor even Ipek are aware of this yet.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Boston Turkish Festival's 18th Documentary & Short Film Competition (2023): Special Mention
  • SIYAD (Turkish Film Critics Association) Awards (2024): Best Short Film
  • Concours Jeunes Talents France Télévisions & CNC, France (2023): Best Director, Best Screenplay
  • Fox International Film Festival, Italy (2023): Honorable Mention : Best Supporting Actor & Best Sound Design
  • Five Continents International Film Festival, Venezuela (2023): Best Comedy, Audience Award, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Lead Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design
  • Rome Prisma Film Awards, Italy (2023): Best of Fest, Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Screenwriter, Best Lead Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Poster
  • FISCESA San Antonio Independent Film Festival, Ecuador (2023): Best Short Fiction
  • Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Madrid, Spain (2023): Best Art Direction
  • Ruby Bay International Film Festival, New Zealand (2023): Best Performance
  • Jammu Film Festival, India (2023): Best Actor, Best Cinematography


onur yagiz

Onur Yağız (1986) was born in France to Turkish parents. He studied literature, theatre and film at the Sorbonne-Nouvelle University, before directing Patika (2013) and Toprak (2017). Fatih the Conqueror is his third film

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