1917

Directed By: Joshua Gallas | Runtime: 13 min | Plays In Short Block: Period Shorts

Attempting to bury his past, Murat, an Ottoman soldier, flees his home country during the Great War and struggles to find his place in America. As he tries to make his way to the West Coast to start afresh, Murat finds a job shoveling manure where he faces poor wages, difficult living conditions, and rampant racism. As he works to make a new life, Murat must actively choose to leave behind who he was under the Ottoman Empire.

Showtimes:

October 24, 201712:00 PMTheater 9

* If filmmakers are present, there will be a 15 minute Q&A after the end credit sequence.

FILM DETAILS

Film Type: Short
Main Genre: Drama
Sub Genre: Action
Country of Origin: USA
Language: Turkish
Subtitles: English
Premiere Status: East Coast