director's bio-filmography

Belma Bas was born in 1969, in Ordu (Turkey). She earned her BA degree in English Literature from Istanbul University in 1992. A literary translator since 1990, she also worked full-time for Turkish film institutions as international relations and festival manager from 1991 to 1998.  Her debut short Poyraz (2006) premiered in the official competition at the 59th Cannes Film Festival and her first feature-length film Zephyr (2010) premiered in 35th Toronto Film Festival.


2006    Poyraz / Boreas, 13 min. short fiction

2010    Zefir / Zephyr, 93 min. feature