Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature: over 400,000 monthly users

Video: Green

Winner of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

Two undocumented Turkish brothers face the challenges of life in New York City. Green (aka Samet), the younger brother and a recent arrival to the city, wants to make a fresh start in a new place, but Abi, older and battle-worn, has been in the city longer and knowing the challenges that await his brother wants to protect him. When a street altercation turns into an assault, Green draws the police to the apartment that he shares with his brother and several undocumented Middle Eastern men, unwittingly putting them all at risk of discovery. The result puts Abi and Green against the other residents and threatens to separate the newly reunited brothers.

CAST
Green: Erol Afsin
Abi: Aziz Capkurt
Cemal: Behzad Dabiri

CREW 
Director: Suzanne Andrews Correa
Writers: Suzanne Andrews Correa, Mustafa Kaymak
Producers: Mustafa Kaymak, Michael Peters
Editor: Pinar Yorgancioglu
Cinematographer: Farhad Ahmed Dehlvi

To read more about the making of this film, click here.

Running time: 12 minutes

Email subscribers may click on the title of this post to watch the film.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Enter your email address to follow Vox Populi and receive new posts by email.

Join 10,681 other followers

Blog Stats

  • 4,493,684 hits

Archives

%d bloggers like this: