Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2013
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Ayça Damgacı studied Dramaturgy and Theater Criticism at Istanbul University. From 1998 to 2011, she acted in and co-directed several plays at the Tiyatro Oyunevi theatre in Istanbul. Damgacı co-wrote and acted in Gitmek: My Marlon and Brando (2008), which recounts the true story of her travel south-east during the Iraq War to rescue her love, a Kurdish actor trapped behind the border. Her performance won Best Actress awards at the Istanbul, Sarajevo, Tetouan (Morocco), and Nurnberg Film Festivals. She has also acted in cinema movies including Ay Lav Yu (2010), and Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2011) and is the creator and vocalist of the band Göçebe Şarkılar. She is currently acting in the TV show Aramizda Kalsin.


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