MIMAROGLU: THE ROBINSON OF MANHATTAN ISLAND
US PREMIERE An experimental portrait of Ilhan Mimaroglu, the legendary Turkish pioneer of electronic music who passed away in 2012. Through a multilayered structure that mirrors Ilhan Mimaroglu’s music, the film also tells the story of his vibrant wife Güngör, who migrated to the USA from Turkey in the early 1960s and became an activist in New York. Using the couple’s archives, the documentary captures Ilhan’s career as a cutting-edge artist and the power of their lifelong companionship. – Ruth Somalo
This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Serdar Kökçeoglu, Producers Dilek Aydin and Esin Uslu and Music Director Erdem Helvacioglu.
This film contains the following accessibility options for viewers:
Closed Captioning for in-person screenings at IFC Center and Cinepolis Chelsea
All in-person screening venues provide hearing impaired listening devices upon request with venue management.
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