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Ismail Necmi




Born in Turkey, Ismail Necmi works as an independent filmmaker and photographer. After graduating in Law from Istanbul University, he collaborated on a number of movies, shorts and documentaries. His début real-life feature film, Should I Really Do It?, which he produced, wrote, directed, shot and edited, was shown at the 34th Toronto IFF 2009 as an official selection in the Discovery program, and in many other international film festivals–including Montreal, Reykjavik, Sao Paulo, Haifa, Rome, Hamburg, Bangkok, Cairo, Costa Rica, Göteborg, Mumbai and Thessaloniki. The movie received the Daniel Langlois Innovation Award at the International Competition of the 38th Montreal International Festival du Nouveau Cinéma 2009; Most Promising New Director Award and Most Promising New Screenwriter Award at the 20th Ankara International Film Festival 2009; and Audience Choice Award at the International Competition of the inaugural Rome Gender DocuFilm Festival 2010. The movie was also… read more

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