WW1 Anniversary Films


At the Battle of Sarikamis in 1915, some 90,000 Ottoman troops froze to death after an ill-advised offensive against the Russian army. Seven shattered survivors, soldier and civilian alike, find themselves huddled around a fire in an Armenian village. They are desperate to survive but unable to trust one another, whether because of class divisions, ethnicity or war-ravaged paranoia and devolve into further bloodshed and madness. Alphan Eseli's impressive debut film won a Special Jury Prize at the 2013 Montreal Film Festival.

DIR/SCR/PROD Alphan Eseli; SCR Serdar Tantekin; PROD Oguz Peri. Turkey, 2013, color, 115 min, DCP. In Turkish with English subtitles. NOT RATED

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After the film we can walk to Moby Dick's House of Kabob behind the theater for food and discussion at:

909 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910

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  • Linda F.

    Thanks Bahran but by the time I take a bus to the Metro then change trains it's over 1.5hr trip. Wld do it but there's a reception at an Art Gallery I volunteer for.. Nxt time!

    August 27, 2014

  • Linda F.

    Anyone going from Reston? Wld live to see the film but impossible to get there from here on a Thurs.

    August 25, 2014

    • bahram

      You can come by metro and I can pick you up at Silver Spring metro station.

      August 27, 2014

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