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The Touch

Turkey

Ethem Özgüven filmmaker

  • Added 8 months ago to documentaries

    Aziz Nesin – writer, dissident, intellectual, humanist.

    A portrait of a man constantly speaking up for democracy, freedom and peace celebrates his 100th birthday.

    His work and dream still live on in the Nesin Foundation – a place for children to grow up to be responsible, thinking human beings.

    The interview of the film was recorded in July 1993 just a few days after the massacre in Sivas where 32 artists were killed in a fire caused by a mob of fundamentalists.

    His words are as important and true as 25 years ago