Adam Isenberg, born in California but a ten-year resident of Turkey, co-produced and edited the Turkish mother-daughter drama Ana Yurdu (2015), which was awarded the 2015 Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Screenplay and nominated by FIPRESCI for Best Film at the European Film Awards, among other accolades. Previously, he directed the documentary A Life Without Words (2016) about languageless Deaf adults in rural Nicaragua, which earned the 2012 Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award and Best Documentary at Cinelatino in Toulouse. He has also contributed to various film and television projects— including for Al Jazeera and Turkish State television — as a director, editor, presenter and creative consultant.

Films

Motherland
2015

Motherland (Ana Yurdu)

Turkey, Greece
2015

Motherland (Ana Yurdu)

Nesrin is a young, urban middle class woman in modern day Istanbul who decides to abandon her city life to recover from her recent divorce.…

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