Project Description

Tanrı Göçmen Çocukları Sever Mi Anne?

Do You Think God Loves Immigrant Kids, Mom?

Synopsis

This film is based on the desire of the Armenian families who migrated to İstanbul, Turkey to educate their children. The struggle that started in 2003 for this purpose takes place in the basement of a church where immigrant children receive lessons from volunteering educators. During the film, the struggles, lives, old habits and aspirations of children living in a foreign country are conveyed to the audience through their eyes.

Awards
  • İstanbul Film Festival – Best Documentary
  • Ankara Film Festival – Best Documentary
  • Nice International Film Festival
    • Best Documentary in Foreign Language
    • Best Cinematography in Documentary
    • Best Documentary Director in Foreign Language
  • America Golden Picture International Film Festival – Best Documentary
  • The IndieFEST Film Awards,US Documentary Feature Award
  • Accolade Global Film Competition US Documentary Feature Award
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Q&A
Friday, 19 June
14:00
Guest: Rena Lusin Bitmez
Moderator: Rıza Oylum
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06/19/2020 02:00 PM
06/19/2020 02:30 PM
Europe/Istanbul
Instagram Live Q&A – Do You Think God Loves Immigrant Kids, Mom?
Guest: Rena Lusin Bitmez – Moderator: Rıza Oylum
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Details
Year 2019, Turkey
Language Armenian
Type Documentary
Runtime 89′
Subtitle Turkish, English
Color Color
Format Digital
Production
Director Rena Lusin Bitmez
Screenwriter Rena Lusin Bitmez
Cinematography Nurdoğan Erduvan
Editing Rena Lusin Bitmez,
Uğur Hamidoğulları
Sound Design Erkan Altınok
Producer Rena Lusin Bitmez
Cast Ruzanna Babaian, Hasmik Varteresian, Antranik Yedigarian, Harutyun Bogosian

Director

Rena Lusin Bitmez

Filmography
  • 1999 – The Things That I Couldn’t Say on Leaving
  • 2000 – Your Fault
  • 2001 – Istanbul Taverns
  • 2010 – Another Time, Another Place
  • 2019 – Do You Think God Loves Immigrant Kids, Mom?