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Kaya

Funded by Sydney Film Festival's Lexus Short Film Fellowship

Writer/Director: Lara Köse
Producer: Stephanie Westwood
Director of Photography: Joshua Farmelo
Editor: Lara Köse
Sound Design: Troy Mauri, Niels Gabriels
Starring: Kayra Bektas

A lonely orphan girl in a remote Turkish village seeks out the forbidden Alevi in her quest for faith.

World Premiere
Sydney Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - Accelerator Program
Melbourne International Film Festival 2018

Nominated - Best Cinematography
Heart of Gold Film Festival 2018

Winner - Best Film
Winner - Best Screenplay
Winner - Best Director
Winner - Audience Award
Winner - Best Film by a Female Filmmaker
Winner - Best Young Actor
Setting Sun Film Festival 2019

Official Selection
ReelGood Film Festival 2019

Official Selection
Human Rights Arts and Film Festival 2019

Official Selection
St Kilda Film Festival 2019