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Profile of Binnur KARAEVLI

Director of the "Searching
For Paradise".
Photo: Cengiz Toprak

BINNUR KARAEVLI was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey.

She started her theatre company in Istanbul when she was fifteen where she produced and directed new plays.  She moved to the United States to attend college.  She studied Drama at Carnegie-Mellon University and started her career as a theatre director.  In 1991, she founded the "Platform
", an acclaimed political cabaret at the Los Angeles Theatre Center.  She attended USC Film School's MFA Production Program and graduated in 1995.   Her short films,  "Dance of the Whirling Dervish" and "Evelyn of the Desert" received top prizes from several festivals including, Nürnberg International Film Festival, Germany; New Orleans International Film Festival, Istanbul International Film Festival.   She completed "Searching for Paradise" in 2000.  Her documentary won the “Spirit of Moondance” award at the Moondance International Film Festival in January of 2002 and the Best Documentary Award at WinFemme Film Festival in September of 2002.




Best Documentary -           Winfemme Film Festival, Los Angeles
Best Documentary
-           Moondance Int. Film Festival, Boulder, Colorado

Audience Award  -    Leeds Film Festival, England                      

A Selection of Festival Screenings:

Turkish Film Festival, New York
Ankara Int. Film Festival, Turkey
Nurnberg Int. Film Festival, Germany
Uppsala Int. Film Festival, Sweden
Open Tent Middle-Eastern Film Festival, Los Angeles

College Screenings and Lectures:
UCLA, Brown University, NYU, USC

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