Documentary Feature (in development)
A young Kurdish woman is fighting to become the first openly transgender lawyer in a rapidly changing Turkey.
Seeking hope, solidarity and healing within her community.
What seat will she sit in her first trial in this fragmented country; the Victim, the Defendant, or the Lawyer?
Directed by Bircan Birol - a documentary filmmaker based between Scotland and Turkey.
Bircan's documentary 'My Name is Anik’ about her grandmother’s immigration was commissioned by Creative Scotland and premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival.
The film has been screened worldwide and was listed as one of the '10 Great Scottish Short Films from GSFF 2020' in Skinny magazine.
Bircan has created content for BBC Scotland and BBC Social and multiple creative documentaries.