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MERC and MES presents: Film Screening and Discussion Deli Deli Olma – Piano Girl

100 Eggers Hall

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After the Russian ’93 War between Russia and the Ottoman Empire, the Molokan community, a part of the Russian nation, is forced to migrate to Kars in Eastern Anatolia. Among the migrating families is Mişka’s family. Mişka grows old in Kars and now operates the only mill in the village. However, he has to struggle with financial difficulties after modern machines start replacing traditional methods. In the meantime, the cranky old woman of the village, Popuç, hates Mişka and does not want him in the village. Popuç lives with her son Semistan, daughter-in-law Figan and three grandchildren. However, the smallest and most wayward of her granddaughters, Alma, befriends the old Mişka. Alma will help two elderly people question their histories and reveal their big secrets. (Turkish with English subtitles) Introduction by Rasim Bozbuga Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) Maxwell School of Syracuse University Prime Ministry Expert, Turkey Followed by a Q & A session with Rasim Bozbuga Light refreshments will be served Directed by Murat Saracoglu (95 minutes)


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