NEW DAWN FADES
As Akın loses touch with his true self, his mind shifts into another reality. The streets of heaped districts, where evil became banal and mercy perished, are now home to 'devils' and 'demons'.
Writer & Director Gürcan Keltek
Producer Arda Çiltepe
Marc Van Goethem (NL) - 29P FILMS
Stefan Gieren (GE) - THE STORYBAY
Norwegian Film Institute | Sørfond
Berlinale | World Cinema Fund
2018 Istanbul Film Festival | Meetings On the Bridge *CNC Award*
2018 Antalya Film Festival | Antalya Film Forum *Documentary Pitch Award*
2019 Cannes Film Festival | Cinéfondation - L'atelier *Sørfond Award*
2019 The Norwegian Int'l FF Haugesund | Nordic Co-Production and Finance Market
2019 Sørfond Pitching Forum
Born in İzmir, Turkey, in 1973. Gürcan Keltek studied film at Dokuz Eylül University. After his graduation, he directed several shorts including Overtime (2012) which was selected to Visions Du Réel and DOK Leipzig. His medium-format film Colony (2015) made its world premiere at FIDMarseille. His first feature film Meteors (2017) premiered at Locarno Film Festival where it won Swatch Art Peace Hotel First Feature Film Award and Cinelab Award.