IU CINEMA: İki Dil, Bir Bavul (On the Way to School)

  • October 26, 2019
  • IU Cinema
  • 1213 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • 812-856-CINE
  • 7:00 PM to 8:21 PM
  • Free, but ticketed

This documentary shows one year in the life of a Turkish teacher instructing Kurdish children in a remote village in Turkey. The children cannot speak Turkish; the teacher cannot speak Kurdish and is forced to become an exile in his own country. On the Way to School is a film about a Turkish teacher who is alone in a village as an authority of the state and explores his interaction with the Kurdish children who have to learn Turkish. In Turkish and Kurdish with English subtitles.

Not rated | 2008 | 2K DCP
Documentary, Drama
Directed by Orhan Eskiköy, Özgür Doğan
Free, but ticketed
Between Worlds: Cultural Hybridity in Turkish Film

IU CINEMA: İki Dil, Bir Bavul (On the Way to School)