Tülay German: Years of Ash and Cinders (2010)


Tülay German: Years of Fire and Cinders (2010) focuses on the legacy of influential singer Tülay German from Turkey in a time of social unrest in which her music became a launch pad of political activism. A vigorous and committed woman, German defied family and social expectations with her professional, political, and personal choices. Didem Pekün gives her fırst-person account of the artist as she explores the connections between art, politics, and identity with urgent and valid questions given the contemporary context.

50 mns, 2010, Turkey & France

Producer: Didem Pekün

Directors: Didem Pekün, Barış Doğrusöz

Script: Didem Pekün, Barış Doğrusöz