Turkey / 2021 / Documentation / 06:54 min

This film offers a glimpse into the remarkable life of 83-year-old Mrs. Cihan Güngör, a Turkish citizen of Circassian (Adyghe) origin residing in the village of Kayseri in Central Anatolia. With a focus on her artistic creations, including daily paintings and drawings, the documentary showcases Mrs. Güngör's unique perspective on life. Despite the challenges she has faced, her outlook remains filled with joy and optimism, serving as an inspiring example of resilience. Through her Circassian traditions and language, Mrs. Güngör embodies the rich cultural heritage of her community, highlighting the endangered Circassian language and the historical migration of Circassians from North Caucasus to Anatolia in 1864. This documentary celebrates Mrs. Güngör's vibrant spirit and offers valuable insights into embracing life with a positive and loving attitude.
Friday, 25.08. 19:00
Block 10

Film maker
Muhammed Emin Demiral

He lives in Turkey. He is a documentary film director and works on visual arts. He is currently a Master's Degree student in Radio, Television and Cinema.