"Do not forget me Istanbul" was shown at the 30th Istanbul Film Festival.

"Don't Let the Darkness Be Forgotten" was shown at the 30th Istanbul Film Festival.

"Don't Let the Darkness Be Forgotten" was shown at the International Human Rights Film Festival and forum in Geneva.

"Brutal Consciences" received the Special Jury Award at the 22nd Ankara International Film Festival.

As Film Production has been a collective of independent filmmakers in Istanbul for over ten years, bringing together filmmakers from all over the Middle East. In 2006, its co-founder Hüseyin Karabey registered it as an offical production company in order to produce "My Marlon and Brando", which has already received some international awards, thus transforming Asi Film Production into an established and successful company in the public eyes.

Resources and facilities have been built up which are now being used by a collective of filmmakers who may be temporarily based in Istanbul but tell stories from all around the region.

Asi Film produced recently "Do Not Forget Me Istanbul" with 7 international directors.

No Darkness Can Make Us Forget
Do Not Forget Me Istanbul
Brutal Consciences
Captain Kemal, a Comrade
5-Year Syndrome
To Go - "My Marlon and Brando"
He Missed His Appointment with Death
Zeynep Tanbay Dance Project
Rhapsody and Melancholy in Tokai City
Verdict - Having Considered Everything
A Breath With Pina Bausch
One Country, One Time, One Man
We Deviated From the Path
A Gift for Nazim 1
A Gift for Nazim 2
Silent Death
Boran
Lost People and Streets
Name: Aytaç
Singles House
1 May 2 Films
Etrus Camp
Coming Soon...

Asi Film is a collective company formed by independent filmmakers. It produces motion picture, documentary film, short film and international co-production projects and also provides production services to international filmmakers working on projects in Turkey.

2002 was the 100th anniversary of Nazim Hikmet's birth. It was also declared the "Year of Nazim Hikmet" by UNESCO. Therefore, the 13th International Istanbul Theatre Festival opened with the play "A Gift for Nazım.

The production was organized by Genco Erkal, who has immersed himself in Nazım's life and poetry for twenty-five years, dramatized his poems, and also shared his works with the world beyond Turkey's borders.

Luminaries of Turkish theatre, such as Yıldız Kenter, Ayla Algan, Zeliha Berksoy, Julide Kural, Zuhal Olcay, Tilbe Saran Sema, Zeynep Tanbay, Isik Yenersoy and Genco Erkal have taken part in the plays that Genco Erkal has produced.

This documentary goes behind the scenes of Genco Erkal's play, and shows viewers a rehearsal process they wouldn't normally see.

Director: Hüseyin Karabey

Assistant Director: Nesrin Cevadzade

Cameramen: Hüseyin Karabey, Fatih Balkis, Tamer Cavusoglu.

Editor: Hüseyin Karabey

Assistant Editor: Nesrin Cevadzade

Production: Asi Film, IKSV

Type: DocumentaryProduction

Year: 2005

Duration: 45 min

Şiirden Sahneye Nazım'a Armağan Ana Görsel 1
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