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Sinem Sakaoglu – Women in Cinema Award #Venezia79

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At the Women In Cinema Award Sinem Sakaoglu representing Cigdem mater, awarded this year but in jail in Turkey.

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PODCAST | Angelo Acerbi interviews the director Sinem Sakaoglu.

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Sinem Sakaoglu, director of animation films, and friend of Cigdem Mater, is in Venice to receive the award given to the Turkish producer and journalist that has been incarcerated for her intention of making a documentary against the Turkish government. This absurd and tragic fact has to be told and put in the lights, as she tells us in this interview.


  • Reporter
    Angelo Acerbi
  • Guest
    Sinem Sakaoglu.
  • Interviewee role
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