In search of freedom and desire.
Adapted from a novel by Swiss-Kurdish writer Yusuf Yesilöz, Beyto, which won the Prix du Public audience award at Switzerland’s Solothurn Film Festival, wrestles with the tension between cultures, and between a family’s sense of honour and a person’s need to be true to themselves.
Double Feature: Sweetheart and Beyto, preceded by Pitoc e icinakosian.
Beyto and Pitoc e icinakosian in Ottawa.
Fanny and I Am Gay in Ottawa