Interview between RedCut and Güliz Saglam

She is an independent documentary filmmaker and a video-activist. Her work consists of independent documentaries on social issues like immigration, female workers’ strikes and resistance from different parts of Turkey, as well as solidarity campaigns of women’s organizations with female workers’ resistance movements and the encounters between feminism, female labor and peace activism by women. She documents the campaigns and demonstrations of feminist movement’s and women’s initiative for peace. She is involved in the organization of Documentarist Istanbul Documentary Days. She takes part in different video-activism collectives. Her films have been screened internationally at various film festivals. Her first feature documentary film A Dream School in the Steppes has received many awards, including Best Documentary Award of 47th Film Critics Association of Turkey, 9th Boston Turkish Documentary and Short Film Competition and 7th Documentarist Istanbul Documentary Days FIPRESCI Award.

Conversation between RedCut and Zakaria Jaber

Conversation between RedCut and Zakaria Jaber

Zakaria Jaber is an Award Winning multi-talented film director with a diverse range of skills and experiences that he himself developed and have shaped his career. Zakaria is a photographer and videographer with a commitment to master visual storytelling, editing, and...

A Woman, a Film, a Different Gaze

A Woman, a Film, a Different Gaze

JOSIE FANON, 1977 TRANSLATED BY SIS MATTHÉ What does it mean to make a film when you are a woman, an Algerian, a novelist (writing in French) and you decide to make it in your own country, for the people of that country, with the widest distribution possible, as it is...

A discussion between Eyal Weizman, Mania Akbari and Chowra Makaremi

A discussion between Eyal Weizman, Mania Akbari and Chowra Makaremi

Eyal Weizman, founder of Forensic Architecture and professor at Goldsmiths, discusses and reflects on the connection between the feminist struggle for equality and freedom in Iran, the liberation of Palestine, and the fight against colonialism in this conversation...

 Body Security and Home

 Body Security and Home

An Analysis of Five Short Films by Young Female Filmmakers from Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, and Palestine to be soon showcased at the 32nd Raindance Festival 2024 in London, curated by Mania Akbari. Authors: Pegah Pezeshki and Mania Akbari Trauma, body, and geography...