Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Film Screening: Vizontele

Wed, March 30, 2011 | WAG 201

6:00 PM

Vizontele (Yilmaz Erdogan, 2001)
Turkish with English subtitles
Thursday, March 2, 2011
6:00 PM
Location: WAG 201

The mayor of a small village in southern Turkey in the late 1970s decides to introduce television (called Visiontele by the locals) to break the monopoly on village entertainment run by an opportunistic businessman. He recruits a crazy electrician and some of his office staff to help him set up the signal receiver on top of the nearest mountain, all the while fighting accusations of doing the Devil’s work.
Turkish with English Subtitles

Next film: Yesim Ustaoglu's Bulutları Beklerken (Waiting for the Clouds, 2003) on Wed., April 13th at 6:00 PM.

Waggener Hall (WAG) is located at Speedway and Inner Campus Drive, across the street from the Student Activity Center (SAC).
The nearest public parking is the Brazos Garage, located at the intersection of MLK and Brazos Streets.

Sponsored by: Center for Middle Eastern Studies

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