Eren

Eren

International Forum

COUNTRY: Germany YEAR: 2023 RUNTIME: 95 min

DIRECTED BY: Maria Binder

LANGUAGE(S): Turkish, Kurdish

SUBTITLES: German, English

PRODUCED BY: Florian Schewe, Maria Binder

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Meryem Yavuz

EDITED BY: Angelika Levi

SCORE: Claudia Gierke

SCREENINGS

SYNOPSIS

EREN portrays a woman who has been fighting for fundamental rights and peace in Turkey for more than 30 years. As a lawyer and human rights defender, Eren Keskin is one of the main actors and plaintiffs for women’s, LGBT and minority rights, opposing torture and sexual violence. Her strong sense of justice knows no taboos, shaking even the foundations of the Turkish state. Now she has been designated an enemy of the state and must defend herself. She faces a life sentence in more than a hundred criminal cases. How much time she has left in freedom, she does not know. At any moment she could disappear behind bars forever

Maria Binder

Maria Binder works as a documentary filmmaker and human rights activist. In her art, she realized documentaries on the issues of human rights, gender and racism. Her films have been shown on many international film festivals.


Binder studied Sociology, Psychology and Politics at the Freie Universität Berlin and Video Art at the Universität der Künste Berlin. She lives in Berlin and Istanbul

Hope In My Heart: The May Ayim Story (1997), Who Are You to Speak (2006), Trans X Istanbul (2016), Eren (2023)

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