Filmaker Eylem Kaftan at FIFF

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Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 - 7 minutes

Eylem Kaftan is a film maker and International Feature Film Jury member for the Fribourg International Film Festival (FIFF) this year.

She spoke to WRS about her film "Hive"; about a woman who leaves behind city life to return to the mountains and fulfil her dying mothers last wish to look after her beloved beehives. The film features Meryem Uzerli, a multi award-winning star in Turkey, who plays the lead role Ayse. 

Eylem also talks on the WRS Breakfast Show about what she's looking forward to this week at the FIFF, including the screening of her film and Q&A session this Friday 23rd July, and what she's hoping to see as Jury member for International Feature Film competition