Saturday, November 23, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2019-11-23 13:00:00 2019-11-23 14:30:00 Documentary Finalists 3: Sevan the Craftsman 11/23/2019 1 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Sevan the Craftsman (Sevan Bıçakçı: İstanbul’u Mücevhere Sığdıran Usta)

Directed by Ümran Safter (Turkey, 2017, 71 min.). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles.

Sevan the Craftsman tells the story of Sevan Bıçakcı, a maestro whose skill of transforming precious metals and gems into majestic works of art resuscitated the forgotten jewelry-making traditions of an empire, bestowing upon it a glamour previously unheard of. The film documents Sevan’s long journey as he draws inspiration from Istanbul’s magical and mesmerizing qualities to create works of unparalleled magnificence.

Watch the trailer

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With English subtitles

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