unnamed 21 CALL 460x100

PRODUCTION: Forgotten Brides Going into Production Featured

2013-06-06
Yeliz Shukri Yeliz Shukri

NICOSIA: Writer/director Yeliz Shukri is investigating the fate of thousands of Turkish-Cypriot girls sold into marriage between 1920 and 1940 through the story of one of them. 

Fetime Mentesh was exchanged for 20 British Pounds at the age of 14 in 1935 and sent to marry in Palestine, never to see her homeland again. Mentesh’s destiny was uncovered through a search made by her great niece, Pembe Mentesh.

This 60 minute documentary is completing development and will begin shooting. Yiorgos Rahmatoulin is the DoP. Forgotten Brides is produced by Stavros Papageorghiou through his company Tetraktys Films. It is co-financed by Cyprus Cinema Advisory Committee/Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus. The project is also supported by the MEDIA Development Programme.

Half of the budget of 200,000 EUR is already in place and the other half is expected to be covered by broadcast presales and coproduction, Papageorghiou told FNE. The research took place during 18 months in Cyprus, Palestine/Israel, Jordan and the UK. The film will shoot ten days in Israel/Palestine in September 2013 and then another ten days in Cyprus. It is set to be finished at the end of 2013, with the premiere expected in 2014. Psefionline is handling sales.

 

Production Information

Tetraktys Films

95 Kerynia avenue, apt 201, 2113 Aglanjia

Nicosia, Cyprus

Phone: +357 99 694407    

Fax:  +357 22 339286  

www.tetraktys.tv    

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.               

 

Credits

Director: Yeliz Shukri

Script: Yeliz Shukri

DoP: Yiorgos Rahmatoulin

fnemarketonline2019

OSCAR 2019

 Polish incentives graphic

2019 03 22 KP24 NewFilm 325x2303694

315x230 1

FB BANER 1920x1080

325x230 FF 2019 Fine

ff2019 banner FNEDaily 325x230 anim

JS2019 Film New Europe

FNE315x230

VFF baner 315x230px 1

43153011 1993021854324161 1744093069654884352 o

48392054 1953256194755632 4910811541198077952 n

 

rusian longtext

FneInnovationPeeterSten2

CinemaOfTheMonth20.03.2019

docbloc30032017

WhosGotTheMoney

FNE UNIC Update

Fne UnicUpdateNEW

fneAssocLogo315

25yearsMedia