Turkish soap operas have taken the world by storm, conquering the hearts of millions of viewers in the Middle East, North Africa, the Balkans and Asia. With unprecedented access to the industry’s most glamorous actors and creative talent, ‘Kismet’ unravels the secrets of this phenomenal success that transcends religion and culture and explores how Turkish soaps have helped to strengthen the debate about women’s rights across the region.
IDFA 2013 MID-LENGTH NOMINATION
- DIRECTOR Nina Maria Paschalidou
- CINEMATOGRAPHY Michalis Aristomenopoulos
- EDITOR Thodoris Armaos
- MUSIC Spyros and Michalis Moshoutis
- PRODUCERS Rea Apostolides, Yuri Averof (Anemon) & Nina Maria Paschalidou (Forest Troop) Co-produced with Agitprop, Nukleus Film and Veritas Films.
- IN ASSOCIATION WITH AL JAZEERA, ARTE, SVT, YLE, RTS, CYBC, KNOWLEDGE CHANNEL, CHANNEL 8, MRT, BTV
- WITH THE SUPPORT OF CREATIVE EUROPE, the CROATIAN AUDIOVISUAL CENTRE, the BULGARIAN NATIONAL FILM CENTRE, the GREEK FILM CENTRE