Pelin   Esmer

Pelin Esmer

Turkey

Biography

Pelin Esmer was born in Istanbul. Her debut film THE PLAY (2005) premiered in San Sebastian FF, screened over 50 festivals, received many awards including Best New Documentary Filmmaker award in Tribeca. 10 TO 11 (2009), selected by Cannes Cinéfondation, premiered in San Sebastian, released in Turkey, France, Germany. WATCHTOWER (2012) premiered in Toronto and Rotterdam, screened in many countries and different states of the USA. SOMETHING USEFUL (2017) received Best Screenplay award in Tallinn besides FIPRESCI, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress awards in Turkey. She has been invited to Berlin by DAAD in 2018 and now working on her new film QUEEN LEAR. 

 

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