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BTF Chicago Film Screening: “EVCİLİK – Playing House”

Girls are not brides!

In almost every corner of the world, children ‘play house’ which is fictionalized by their families and traditions. This film deals with the early marriage problem which most people think is in the past, but still hurts many lives. The film tells the story of four characters who married early and suffered the serious consequences of early marriage… 
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EVCİLİK – Playing House
Written and Directed by Bingöl Elmas Doc. / 56 min. / 2012
Selected Festivals and Awards
!F Istanbul International Independent Film Festival, Turkey
Sinemardin, Turkey
Ankara International Film Festival, Turkey
Flying Broom International Women’s Films Festival, Turkey
Documentarist 2012, Turkey
Boston Turkish Festival documentary and Short Film Special Mention 2012

 

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Late Prof. Dr. Türkan Saylan, the legendary President and founding member of the Association for Supporting Contemporary Life (ÇYDD), believed that the most important problem in Türkiye is providing equal educational opportunities for both boys and girls, through a universal education system with contemporary, secular principles for all…

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Girls’ education is one of the smartest and single most cost-effective investments we can make in our homeland, Türkiye.

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