KUPELI

CATEGORY

2014-Urbanity

KUPELI

KÜPELI

Çetin Baskın, Metin Akdemir

Turkey, 2013, 12’

Editing: Veysel Cihan Hizar
Photgraphy: Ali Kemal Çınar
Producer: Layen film

Synopsis:
‘Kupeli’ pond in Diyarbakır Suriçi which is located right at the bottom of the city walls and which has been in use for many years is a place of cooling for those who swim with their waistcloth and who have their own unique jumping styles. It is a place full of endless number of legends. It is also a place of gathering with its established jargon, rules and functioning created by those who visit the pond regularly. Kupeli pond is now under the threat of destruction due to an urban transformation project.

Director Biography:
Çetin Baskın
1983 yılında Diyarbakır’da doğdu. 2007 yılında Dicle Üniversitesi Biyoloji Öğretmenliği bölümünden mezun oldu. 2012 yılında Bilgi Üniv. Sinema-TV yüksek lisansını tamamladı. 2009 yılından beri Altyazı dergisinde sinema yazıları yazmaktadır. “Gerayîş” adlı bir kısa filmi bulunmaktadır.

Çetin Baskın was born in Diyarbakir in 1983. He studied in the Biology Department at Dicle University. He received his MA in the Department of Cinema-TV at Bilgi University. He has been writing in Altyazı, a cinema magazine, since 2009. “Gerayîş (2011)” is his first short film.

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