Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Communication, Department of Cinema and Television academic staff member Mert Yusuf Özlük will serve as the main jury at the Rotary Peace Film Festival. Özlük will serve as a member of the jury which includes prominent names such as Müjdat Gezen and Uğur Dündar as well as important filmmakers and theater artists and also at the award ceremony of the International Film Festival to be held on 19 February, 2022.
The Rotary Peace Film Festival will evaluate short documentaries and films, not exceeding 15 minutes, on peace and non-violence and produced after 1 January, 2020 with the theme "In Search of Peace". The Rotary Peace Film Festival invites amateur and professional filmmakers from all over the world to tell stories of people affected by conflict on the personal, interpersonal, intergroup or international levels, their work on conflict resolution, and creative and innovative ways to heal the wounds of conflict through the language of peace.
Expressing that he is extremely pleased to be a part of the main jury of the festival together with the masters, Özlük also invited the students of the EMU Cinema and Television Department to apply for the festival with their films until 15 December, 2021.
Further information on the festival can be obtained at http://filmfestival.peacerotaryturkey.org