Archive for Sunday, January 19, 2014

Award-winning Turkish film to play at Liberty Hall

January 19, 2014


A free screening of award-winning Turkish film “Watchtower” is will take place Wednesday at Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.

Written and directed by Pelin Esmer, the film depicts a rural lifestyle of a man and woman brought together by chance as they face their demons in a fire watchtower in the mountains of Turkey. This drama addresses many difficult themes dealing with incest, guilt, death and equality of women. The film contains adult themes and nudity.

Esmer will be available at the screening to answer any questions and meet with attendees at the reception following the film, which starts at 7 p.m. with an introduction by the Esmer. Tickets are not required.


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