Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Screening of Men on the Bridge

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

Written and directed by Asli Özge (2009).

This 2009 Turkish drama tells the story of the new generation of Turkish youth, who live in the suburbs of Istanbul and come to the city to make a living. The film follows a rose seller, a taxi driver, and a traffic police officer, whose lives unknowingly intersect every day on the Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul.

The film gives a realistic, honest portrait of life in Istanbul and the economic and social struggles of youth in Turkey today.

Organized by MESGSA and BUFF on behalf of Middle East Studies.

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