Bircan desires to learn the mother-tongue her grandmother left behind when she moved from her childhood village to Istanbul. The two attempt to find common ground in a language that holds both the promise of legacy and the memory of loss.

Director Bircan Birol

Scottish Documentary Institute presents

Bridging the Gap production​
Producer Tomás Sheridan - DOP Francesca Tosarelli - Editor Kieran Gosney - Sound Design Ali Murray
Colorist Stephen Horne Music Celo Boluz- Translation Çağla Ural
Executive Producers Noe Mendelle & Flore Cosquer
Executive Producer for Screen Scotland Leslie Finlay

Festival Screenings

Edinburgh International Film Festival - Official Selection 
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival - Best Short Film Competition

London Short Film Festival - With Warmth & Ecstatic Solidarity

ReFrame Film Festival - Official Selection 
Glasgow Short Film Festival - Scottish Short Film Competition

Montana International Film Festival - Official Selection 
Inverness Film Festival - Bridging the Gap: Red
Close:Up Edinburgh Docufest - Official Selection - Awarded: Best Scottish Production

Aeon Video - Official Selection 

Community Screenings

Govanhill Baths International Women’s Day Film Festival