x0x U.S. STUDENT'S MEMORIES MADE INTO DOCUMENTARY PROMOTING TURKEY
- x0x U.S. STUDENT'S MEMORIES MADE INTO DOCUMENTARY PROMOTING TURKEY
AA, 26 Sep 00
ADIYAMAN - A documentary titled ''Travelling to a Surprising
Country'', telling about the experiences of a U.S. student who spent
her summer holiday in Turkey, is being shot in Turkey's historical
sites and tourist attractions.
When completed, the documentary will be broadcast in the United States
and several other countries.
Dolly Johnson, a mass communication student at the Indiana University
spends her one month summer holiday in Turkey. While flying back to
Chicago, on the plane Dolly starts thinking of her memories in Turkey.
Parachute jumping from Babadag and flying over Cappadocia in a balloon
are some of the fine memories Dolly remembers.
After the schools open, Dolly shows the video tapes she recorded in
Turkey to her friends. Later, she decides to create a documentary
using her amateur recordings.
The shooting of the documentary will take place in Istanbul,
Gallipoli, Troy, Asos, Ephesus, Marmaris, Fethiye, Antalya, Pamukkale,
Cappadocia, Nemrut, Sanliurfa, Harran and the Ataturk Dam. The
shooting in Turkey will last 45 days and there will be ten day of
shootings in the United States.
The documentary will be consisted of three parts, each lasting 20
minutes and it will be broadcast on the TRT and some private tv
stations beginning of 2001.
Selcuk Kizilkayak is directing the documentary which features Dolly
Johnson and Stephan Ican.
Kizilkayak, during the shootings at the Ataturk Dam, told A.A
correspondent that the documentary would be a great promotion material