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MERC presents: Film Screening and Discussion

100 Eggers Hall

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Film Screening and Discussion: Devrim Arabalari – Cars of the Revolution (2008) Directed by Tolga Ornek (115 minutes) In the years of pulse, Turkey was unable to produce its own cars. This curious but compelling docudrama recreates this race for industrialization by the engineers of the State Railroad Directorate in Eskişehir. Following the 1961 coup d'état by Cemal Gursel, Pasha believes that Turkish people can produce their own cars so he ordered 2 cars. Gunduz and engineers working with him must produce 2 cars in only 130 days! (Turkish with English subtitles) Introduction by Selina Carter MA in Public Administration, MA in International Relations, MA in Economics Candidate 2012 Maxwell School of Syracuse University Followed by a Q & A session with Selina Carter Light refreshments will be served .


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