a film by Ziya Demirel

Official Competition - Cannes Film Festival 2015

12 min - 2015 - Turkey / France

An ordinary school day for a teenage girl in Istanbul and her encounters with three different men as she goes to school, plays basketball and takes a bus on the way home.

Ziya Demirel was born in 1988 in Adana, Turkey. He started theatre at high school and continued at university. While studying industrial engineering in Galatasaray University he directed his first short film "The Title of The Film". After his graduation, he continued his studies for film directing & scriptwriting at the Prague Film School. There he shot his well-received short film "Evicko".
"Salı" is his fourth short film.

Awards and Festivals:
Pre-selection aux Césars 2017
Compétition officielle - Festival de Cannes 2015
Toronto International Film Festival 2015 (TIFF) - Official Competition
Sundance Film Festival 2016 - Official competition
Sarajevo Film Festival - Special Mention from the Jury (Bosnia)
Best short film at festival de cinéma européen des Arcs
Jury award at Istanbul international short film festival (Turkey)
Best short film at Istanbul international film festival (Turkey)
SIYAD Turkish Film Critics Association Award 2016 - Best short film
Support for the Creation Award at Film court en plein-air de Grenoble
Capalbio Cinema (Italy)
Festival short shorts (Japan) - out of competition special Cannes
Helsinki International film festival - Love & Anarchy (Finland)
Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival (Brazil)
Sarajevo film festival (Bosnia)
Milano Film Festival - official competition (Italy)
BFI London Film Festival - official competition (United Kingdom)
Festival of Mediterranean Short Film in Tangiers
Un festival c’est trop court ! in Nice France - european competition
Hamptons International Film Festival - official competition (USA)
Leeds International film festival - official competition (UK)
Festival Tous courts Aix-en-Provence - official competition (France)
Vancouver Turkish Film Festival (Canada)
Festival du film court de Villeurbanne (France) - en compétition
American Film Institut Festival (AFI FEST), Los Angeles
Filmets Badalona, Barcelona (Spain) - in competiton
International Festival de cine de Gijon (Spain) - in competition
Leuven short film festival (Belgium) - in competition
The brave Balkans / Auteur film festival in Belgrade - in competition
Zagreb Film Festival (Croatia) - in competition
Exground film festival (Germany)
Kaohsiung Film Festival (Taiwan) - in competition
Festival Longue vue sur le court, Saguenay (Canada) - in competition
Festival cinéma méditerranéen de Bruxelles (Belgium) - out of competition
Festival on wheels (Gezici festival) Ankara (Turkey) - official selection
Festival Le temps presse (France) - in competition
Festival Premiers Plans d’Angers (France) - in competition
Flickerfest International short film festival in Sydney (Australia) - in competition
29. Stuttgarter Filmwinter (Germany) - in competition
Festival Travelling (France) - UrbaCiné competition
Twister Alley film festival (USA) - in competition
Rotterdam International Film Festival - in competition
BUFF film festival in Malmö (Sweden) - in competition
Festival Fec European film festival in Reus (Spain) - out of competition
Mediterranean film festival split (Croatia) - in competition
International short film festival of Istanbul (Turkey) - in competition
Cluj shorts (Romania) - in competition
Go Short (Pays-Bas) - out of competition
International youth film festival in Sousse (Tunisia)
Middle East Now Festival in Florence (Italy) - in competition
Aspen short film festival (USA) - in competition
NexT international film festival ( Romania) - out of competition
Mooov (Belgium) - in competition
Filmfest Dresden (Germany) - out of competition
Oberhausen international short film festvial (Germany) - in competition
Eskişehir shortfest (Turkey) - in competition
Art film fest (Slovakia) - in competition
Maremetraggio, International film festival in Trieste (Italy) - in competition
Shorts@Fringe (Azores Fringe Festival) (Portugal) - in competition
World Cinema Amsterdam Film Festival, "Turkish Cinema Now!" program (Netherlands)
Sopot Film Festival (Poland) - in competition
CineEast – Short Film Festival Berlin (Germany) - in competition
Concorto Short Film Festival (Italy) - out of competition
DokuFest (Kosovo) - in competition
Cisterna Film Festival (Italy) - in competition
Open Air FilmFest Weiterstadt (Germany) - in competition
Duhok International Film Festival (Irak) - in competition
20th Thai Short Film and Video Festival (Thailand) - in competition
Wandering Reel Traveling Films Festival (USA - Canada) - in competition
Mostra Viva del Mediterrani (Spain) - out of competition
24fps International Short Film Festival (USA) - in competition
Reggio Film Festival (Italy) - retrospective
Olympia International Film Festival for children and young people (Greece) - in competition
Boston Turkish Festival (USA) - in competition
29th Minimalen Short Film Festival (Norway) - international competition
International Film Festival for Kids and Youth Cinema in sneakers (Poland) - in competition


Directed by: Ziya DEMIREL
Cast: Melis BALABAN
Screenplay: Ziya DEMIREL & Buket COŞKUNER
Director of Photography: Meryem YAVUZ
Sound: Murat ÖNER
Art Direction & Costumes : Meltem TOLAN
Editing: Henrique CARTAXO
Sound design & mix: Burak TOPALAKÇI
Produced by: Anna Maria ASLANOGLU - Istos film (Turquie)
Co-produced by: Olivier BERLEMONT & Emilie DUBOIS- oriGine films (France)
ISAN : 0000-0003-F9BC-0000-K-0000-0000-E
VISA : 142 656