Almanya | Welcome to Germany

Directed by Yasemin Samdereli Monday November 28th at 8:00 PM - Friday December 2nd

Germany - 2010 - Color - 101’ - In German and Turkish with English subtitles
With Vedat Erincin, Fahri Yardim, Lilay Huser, Demet Gül, Aylin Tezel

Story line

‘Who or what am I – German or Turk?’ asks six-year-old Cenk Yilmaz when neither his Turkish nor his German schoolmates pick him for their
respective football teams. In an attempt to comfort him, his cousin tells him the story of their grandfather Hüseyin, who came to Germany at the end of the sixties as a ‘guest worker’ and later brought his wife and children to ‘Almanya’. Germany had since become the family’s home. But one night, Hüseyin surprises his loved ones that he has bough a house in Turkey and wants to return to the old country.



festival & award


2011 :
Out of Competition, Berlin Film Festival
2011 :
Silver Lola for Best Film and Best Script, German Film Awards