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Yoel Meranda

  • Country: Turkey
  • Year: 2010
  • Language: Silent
  • Producer: Yoel Meranda
  • Runtime: 3
  • Programmes:

An abstract, impish spot of light leads the camera onto Istanbul's streets.

Experimental & Avant-gardeShort FilmArtsArchitecture & Design

Films in Site and Vision: Short and Experimental Film

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Yoel Meranda

This whiplash montage of Istanbul's urban imagery conveys a pure sense of speed and disorientation.

On Thin Ice

Burçak Kaygun

A painterly composition explores movement and sound in the abstract as skaters on a winter ice rink swirl round and round.


Belmin Söylemez

This striking short film focuses on the boys and young men who jump into the Bosphorus's to escape the city and the heat.

September 12

Özlem Sulak

In this meditative and monumental examination of the legacy of Turkey’s 1980 military coup, individual narrations of the tumultuous event are juxtaposed with quotidian routines, thirty years on.


Yoel Meranda

Yoel Meranda completely transforms brief footage of a ferry trip across the Bosphorus.

ascents in february

Yoel Meranda

An abstract, impish spot of light leads the camera onto Istanbul's streets.


Yoel Meranda

A politician's televised speech is utterly transformed into stunning abstraction.

Science Lab

Eytan Ipeker

This short is a visual compedium of experimental techniques, all uncannily mined from footage of the filmmaker's piano keys.

screening times

    • Wednesday September 15
    • 9:00:00 PM
    • VARSITY 7
    • Saturday September 18
    • 10:30:00 AM
    • Sunday September 19
    • 9:30:00 AM
    • VARSITY 7

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director bio

YoelMeranda returned to his hometown of Istanbulafter spending several years in Chicago and New York. His abstractexperimental film practice is influenced by a wide-ranging love of cinema.

full credits

Yoel Meranda
Yoel Meranda
Yoel Meranda
Yoel Meranda
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Yoel Meranda
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