Fatih Akin is a German-Turkish filmmaker from Hamburg. Or rather, he is a German filmmaker with a Turkish name and Turkish parents.
The Edge of Heaven won Akin the award for best screenplay at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. A Turkish man who travels to Istanbul to trace back the family of his father’s ex-girlfriend.
This film is a recommendation by Bophana President Rithy Panh to discuss cross-cultural dilemmas and moral burdens of Fatih Akin’s The Edge of Heaven.
Free entry. All are welcome.