18 December 2018 – Director Yasin Ali Türkeri will visit Bilkent to show and discuss his documentary film, “Başka Tren Gıdı Gıdı” (The Gıdı Gıdı). The film was released in 2018 and tells the story of the Nazilli Sümerbank Textile factory that was built with Soviet assistance in the 1930s. The documentary approaches the story through the Gıdı Gıdı, a train that belonged to the plant and which now waits quietly inside the closed factory for passengers that will never appear. The film is in Turkish, Russian, and Greek, with English subtitles. After the film, the director will take questions about the film. The event will be conducted in Turkish and English.