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


Yavru Karınca

BTF's 18th Documentary & Short Film Competition

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APRIL 5 - 15, 2024

yavru karinca

Directed by Derya Uygurlar

Cast: Aslı Turan, Almina Kahraman, Melek Ceylan, Roni Dildar

Short / 15 min. / 2023 / with English subtitles

Tomorrow is an important day; Ayser will pay a visit to her husband in prison. But before then, she must finish sewing clothes to pay the lawyer, settle a dispute with her sister Emine, and convince her daughter Deniz that children are not allowed in prison.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Boston Turkish Festival's 18th Documentary & Short Film Competition (2023): Special Mention
  • ImagineIndia Film Festival (2023)


derya uygurlar

Derya Uygurlar (Siverek, 1991) worked as an actress in national and international productions including Soeur d’armes (France / US, 2019) by Caroline Fourest, Neighbours (Switzerland, 2021) by Mano Khalil and The Four Walls (Türkiye/USA, 2021) by Bahman Ghobadi. Baby Ant is her first short film as a director.

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