While Cursed by Specters

Burak Çevik
CANADIAN PREMIERE
TURKEY, 2020, DIGITAL, 10 MIN
NO DIALOGUE

 

This haunting intervention removes all human traces from Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub’s 1984 film Class Relations, in which German locations were used to represent the fictional world of Kafka’s unfinished novel Amerika.

  • Burak Çevik (1993, Istanbul) founded FOL Cinema Society and has curated experimental and arthouse film screenings. He was lecturer of the Non-Fiction film course from 2018-2020 at Istanbul Bilgi University. His films The Pillar of Salt and Belonging premiered at Berlinale Forum in a row, 2018 & 2019. His video works have been screened at various festivals such as Locarno, Toronto, and New York Film Festival.