Ji Hezaran Yek (One in a Thousand)| 31mins
Director: Hatice Kamer | Producer: Hatice Kamer
Focus Years: 2008 | Country: Turkey
During the 1990s, there were many unknown murders of Kurdish patriots at the hands of counter guerrillas on behalf of the Hezbollah organization in Turkey. Farqin (Silvan) is one of the towns where these killings occurred. Uncle Nureddin and his wife, and aunt Zubeyde's son, Ali, joined the PKK. Their youngest, Dersim, is one of the persons out of the thousands who was murdered by Hezbollah after his big brother joined the PKK. Despite the 15 years that have passed since the murder, Uncle Nureddin visits Dersim's grave everyday. On one such visit, Uncle Nureddin sees one of his friends and they take a voyage back to the painful days they had. The "silence of the gravestones" tells the story...