Seattle Turkish Film Festival: Who is Mihri

Who is Mihri

Turkey | 2022 | 89 min. | Berna Gencalp

November 17, 2023

Seattle Turkish Film Festival

A documentary about the life of Mihri (Müşfik) Rasim Achba, one of the first female portrait painters, whose journey is traced from the late Ottoman Empire era Istanbul to Rome, Paris and New York. A pioneering figure even during her era, Mihri’s untold story is explored by filmmaker Berna Gençalp using interviews and animation.
Winner Best National Documentary (Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival).

Individual Tickets: Select showtime to purchase.
Pass: $80 | $55 SIFF Members + Students - Provides access to all festival films, excluding the Gala Film and Gala Party.

SIFF year-round passes and vouchers are not valid for this screening.

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  • Director: Berna Gencalp
  • Principal Cast: Feride Cetin, Ece Dizdar, Deniz Turkali
  • Country: Turkey
  • Year: 2022
  • Running Time: 89 min.
  • Language: Turkish, with English Subtitles
  • Has Subtitles: Yes