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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 the launch pad of political activism. A vigorous and committed woman,German defied family and social expectations with her professional, political, andpersonal choices. Didem Pekün gives her first-person account of the artist as she explores the connections between art, politics, and identity with urgent and valid questions given the contemporary context. The film has been screened internationally, won awards and has been widely reviewed by international critics.

Directors Didem Pekün, Barış Doğrusöz

Producer Didem Pekün

Script Didem Pekün, Barış Doğrusöz

Colour (Colour, Black and White or Both) Both

Language Turkish/French/English

Tülay German: Years of Fire and Cinders

2010    50 Minutes

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