Zenne Dancer

Zenne Dancer is a 2012 Turkish drama film directed by Caner Alper and Mehmet Binay.

Zenne Dancer
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Directed byCaner Alper and Mehmet Binay
Produced byBulut Reyhanoglu
Written byCaner Alper
StarringKerem Can
Giovanni Arvaneh
Music byPaolo Potì - Demir Demirkan
Release date
  • 13 January 2012 (2012-01-13)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryTurkey
LanguageTurkish-German-English

The film is based upon an honor killing of a student, Ahmet Yıldız, by his family after realizing he was homosexual. The film describes the discrimation that LGBT people in Turkey have to deal with.

AwardsEdit

2012
  • San Diego Filmout Film Festival Best Foreign Feature Award
  • San Diego Filmout Film Festival Best Cinematography
  • San Diego Filmout Film Festival Best Soundtrack
  • San Diego Filmout Film Festival Best Supporting Actor
  • San Diego Filmout Film Festival Freedom Award (M.Binay – C.Alper)
  • 2012 Los Angeles International AFFMA Film Festival - Best Director Award
  • 2012 Montreal World Film Festival Official Selection
  • 2012 SIYAD Turkish Cinema Critics Best Soundtrack of the Year Award
  • 2012 Monaco Charity Film Festival Honorary Mention
  • 2012 Nuremberg Turkish Film Festival Öngören Prize Human Rights Best Feature Award
  • 2012 Amsterdam Rosetagen Film Festival Audience Best Feature Award
  • 2012 GQ Men Of The Year - Best Director Award - Caner Alper & Mehmet Binay
  • 2013 Bilkent University Cinema Festtival - Best Film -
    • Bilkent University Cinema Festtival Best Director -
    • Bilkent University Cinema Festtival Best Screenplay -
    • Bilkent University Cinema Festtival Best Music -
    • Bilkent University Cinema Festtival Best Cinematography

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