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Turkish doc bridges Greek-Turk divide

A new documentary by Tahsin Isbelin, a Turkish filmmaker, is getting warm receptions in Greece. Entitled Asia Minor... Over Again, the doc follows the personal stories of a group of Greek communists who fled Greece following their struggle against Nazi occupation during the Second World War, and found refuge in Turkey. The film received a standing ovation when it was screened in Athens.
April 1, 2009

A new documentary by Tahsin Isbelin, a Turkish filmmaker, is getting warm receptions in Greece. Entitled Asia Minor… Over Again, the doc follows the personal stories of a group of Greek communists who fled Greece following their struggle against Nazi occupation during the Second World War, and found refuge in Turkey. The film received a standing ovation when it was screened in Athens.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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