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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.

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

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

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