Ruken Tekes

Jury DOK.edit Award (Sarya Films Collective)

Born in Diyarbak?r – Turkey; Teke? is an international human rights expert, worked for the United Nations and as lecturer at Koç University. She is a self-made filmmaker; started scriptwriting, directing and producing on social, political and environmental issues in 2015. Her multi-award-winning first fiction short THE CIRCLE (2016) has participated in over two hundred festivals worldwide and nominated for 30th European Film Awards - European Short Film 2017. Her feature documentary debut AETHER (2019) premiered in International Competition of Visions du Réel FF, screened as part of DocFest München 2020 Programme, and continues screening and receiving awards. She is in development phase of her feature fiction debut PHILAX and currently based in Istanbul. Teke? is a member of the European Film Academy.

Jury DOK.edit Award