Capital

Semih Bedir

Midwest Student Category – Nominated for Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Social Impact Award, Best Picture Midwest Student, Best Director Midwest Student, Best Ensemble Cast Midwest Student, and Best Cinematography Midwest Student.

In a world where everything is for sale, a Muslim family tries to save money for the arrival of their baby. Meanwhile, the Freedom Coalition Party (FCP), a right-wing anti-Muslim party, campaigns heavily for the upcoming election. Adam struggles whether or not to sell his right to vote for the Freedom Coalition Party.



 

About Semih Bedir
Semih is originally from Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated with a BA in Film and TV from Bahcesehir University. He interned in the Council of Europe’s Audiovisual department and has written and directed several short films and web series. He also worked as an assistant screenwriter in several Turkish TV series, including the Turkish version of Forbrydelsen (The Killing). He is currently MFA Film student at Ohio University and he is working on his first feature film in his thesis year.

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