Films:

What’s Cooking?

Year of release: 2001

Directed by: Gurinder Chadha

A multi-strand narrative about several immigrant families who all live in LA's multi-ethnic Fairfax district and who are preparing the traditional American Thanksgiving meal, turkey, according to their ethnically specific recipes.

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Filed under: Ethnic food | Inter-ethnic romance | Secrets

When We Leave / Die Fremde

Year of release: 2010

Directed by: Feo Aladag

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"Stop dreaming!" says the mother to her twenty-five-year-old daughter Umay when she and her young son Cem appear at the door of her parents’ Berlin apartment. Umay has run away from an unhappy marriage in Istanbul and has returned to Berlin because she wants to lead her own life again. She knows that she’s expecting a lot from her parents and siblings but she hopes that their loving relationship will mean more to them than the pressure of social conventions.

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Filed under: Fathers | Inter-ethnic romance | Mothers | Patriarchy | Turkish German

Winter Flower / Winterblume

Year of release: 1997

Directed by: Kadir Sözen

Having lived in Germany for seventeen years, one morning Mehmet is suddenly arrested because his residence permit has expired and because he is unemployed and has relied on benefits. Mehmet is extradited.

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Filed under: Journey | Turkish German

Yasemin

Year of release: 1988

Directed by: Hark Bohm

Yasemin tells the story of a seventeen-year-old Turkish greengrocer's daughter in Hamburg-Altona, whose father Yusuf turns form a loving and reasonably liberal father into a despotic family patriarch when the family honour is violated because his older daughter, Emine, is ostensibly not a virgin when she gets married. 

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Filed under: Coming of age | Daughters | Inter-ethnic romance | Patriarchy | Turkish German | Wedding / Marriage

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Levitra Priligy
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