Başlangıç (The Beginning) is a short film about the anti-government protests that started in Istanbul, Turkey in May 2013.
What began as an occupation of a central Istanbul park by environmental protesters angry with plans to develop it into a shopping centre and replica Ottoman-era military barracks, quickly developed into nationwide protests against Prime Minister Erdoğan and his increasingly conservative Islamic policies.
Filmed & produced by Dominic Brown
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
A short film on the anti-government protests that have gripped Turkey over the last couple of months has just been released on Dancing Turtle. Başlangıç (The Beginning) shows how what began as an occupation of a central Istanbul park by environmental protesters angry at plans to develop it into a shopping centre, quickly developed in...