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Dutch Aïsha has escaped IS territory with her three-year-old daughter. Riding the bus from Adana to Istanbul, she has trouble trusting her fellow travellers.
This short film by refugee filmmakers’ collective Buddy Film Foundation tells the story of Dutch Aïsha, who escapes the clutches of Islamic State with her three-year-old daughter. On the bus from the Turkish border town Adana to Istanbul, she finds it hard to trust her fellow travellers. What does this man want who comes to bum a cigarette? Or that nice lady in the toilet? Next, she arrives in Istanbul and another reality forces itself upon her.


Production Design
Production company
Ulexiet Films
Co-production company
Buddy Film Foundation
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Title: Bus from Adana
Year: 2023
Duration : 18 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2023

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