Sadakat
(Fidelity)



Synopsis

Istanbul 2014: Asli gives shelter to a young political activist, who got into a fight with the police. The police investigates the case and ends up questioning Asli's family. Her husband gets drawn into the affair. Their lives, and also their son's, start to become compromised. The situation escalates, as Asli is not willing to cooperate with the investigators..

2014, DCP, 25min

A film by Ilker Çatak



Festivals & Awards


Winner of the 42nd annual Student Academy Award in Gold
35. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis - Best Short
44. Sehsüchte_Int. Studentenfilmfestival - Producer's Award (Alexandra Staib)
25. Deutscher Kamerapreis - Best editing (short) (Jan Ruschke)
Studio Hamburg Nachwuchspreis 2015 - Best production (Alexandra Staib)
9. WendlandShorts - Audience Award 2015

11th Akbank Short Film Festival
42. Athens International Film&Video Festival
Wegiel Carbon Student Film Festival
zwergWERK - Oldenburg Short Film Days
Student's Film Forum, Freiburg
Wiz-Art Lviv International Festival of Visual Art - Opening Film
9th River Film Festival Padua
31. Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg
21th Palm Springs International ShortFest
30th Valencia International Film Festival Cinema Jove
KultCrossing_Kurzfilmfest für SchülerInnen „.mov“ 2015!, Cologne
International Short Film Competition des 14th Euganea Film Festival, Padua
KRALJEVSKI FILMSKI FESTIVAL, Kraljevo
CELECT PRIZE 2015 film showcase, Fresh Wave 2015_Hong Kong Intl. Short Film Festival
9. Internationales Nürnberger Filmfestival der Menschenrechte
Tetova International Film Festival, Tetova, Polen
XXS-Kurzfilmfestival, Dortmund
KRALJEVSKI FILMSKI FESTIVAL, Kraljevo, Serbia
11th BUSHO_Budapest Short Film Festival, Ungarn
21th Festival International du Film Nancy-Lorraine
39. Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt
Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival, New England, USA
9. Fünf Seen Filmfestival
Shorts at Moonlight Festival
22. OpenEyes Filmfest in Marburg




Special Screenings / Tours

35. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis - Best Short
8. Reception of the film school, Berlinale
HMS on Screen, Cinemaxx Dammtor
Selected for "German Short Films" catalogue of the AG Kurzfilm


Trailer


Cast & Crew

Sanem Öge
Özer Arslan
Baris Gönenen
Ömer Alp
Ezgi Esma Kürklu
Cüneyt Yalaz
Mustafa Uzunyilmaz
Screenplay by | Georg Lippert
Directed by| Ilker Çatak
Director of Cinematography | Florian Mag
Editing | Jan Ruschke
Music | Marvin Miller
Sound | Claudia Mattai del Moro
Set Design | Sila Karakaya
Costume | Gizem Tileylioglu
Producer | Alexandra Staib



A production of Hamburg Media School in coproduction with Bayerischer Rundfunk

Gefördert mit Mitteln der Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein