Honorary Distinction for Best Actor - 6th International Short Film Festival of Cyprus (Cyprus – OCTOBER 2016)
Other festival selections:
14th Mediterranean Short Film Festival of Tangier (Morocco – OCTOBER 2016)
4th FerFilm International Film Festival (Kosovo – SEPTEMBER 2016)
Following his father’s death, Hasan returns to Cyprus after many years. As he spends time in his childhood village with his grieving mother and childhood girlfriend, the inner struggle with his identity and the challenge of being in a traditionalist community resurfaces. The pressure to attend the funeral pushes Hasan to confront his past and to search for reconciliation, not only with his family and home but also with himself.
Haftasonu(Weekend) is a short film, written and directed by Talat Gokdemir. Shot over the course of 8 days during the summer of 2015 in Cyprus. Completed in February 2016.