Monday, August 25, 2008

Fall 2008 Events

Ramazan with Rumi
Thursday, October 2, 2008
8:00pm, Campus Center Assembly Hall
Celebration of Ramazan Bayramı with a guest speaker from Harvard University to talk on Rumi and Sufi performers to read Rumi poetry with nay music. Coffee and Turkish desserts will be served.

Turkish Movie Night - 11
Saturday, October 25, 2008
8:00pm, Campus Center Terrace Lounge
Son Osmanlı Yandım Ali “The Last Ottoman: Yandım Ali”
After the World War I, allies occupied Istanbul. Our main character (Yandım Ali) is discharged from the navy and he doesn't believe that the country can be saved until he meets Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk), who wants to start a resistance against the occupiers (IMDb). Refreshments will be served.

Turkish Movie Night - 12
Saturday, November 22, 2008
8:00pm, Campus Center Terrace Lounge
Karpuz Kabuğundan Gemiler Yapmak “Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds”
It is the story of two adolescents who live in a small village, work in temporary summer jobs in a small town near their village, and have a passion for cinema. One of the boys works in a barber shop, the other sells watermelons. Whenever they find time, they work on their old little machine to show motion pictures from disposed films they collect from the local movie-theater. (IMDb). Refreshments will be served.

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