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Backward Run

Animated Film
France,
Turkey
2013
4 minutes
subtitles: 
English
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Les Valseurs
Ayce Kartal
Ayce Kartal
Ayce Kartal
In 2013, millions of people took to the streets to speak out against the Turkish government, which responded with excessive violence. Entirely drawn by hand and completed in the midst of the protests, “Backward Run” is a diary of this extraordinary struggle for justice and freedom amid the eerie silence of mainstream media.

Özge Calafato

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