Film Viewing- The Butterfly's Dream
After its release on February 2013, director Y¿lmaz Erdo¿an's feature film Kelebe¿in Rüyas¿ (The Butterfly's Dream) was also selected by Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism, Ömer Çelikas, as Turkey's candidate for the 2014's Academy Awards. The storyline, set in the early 1940s of Turkey, revolves around two good male friends, Rü¿tü Onur and Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu. They are members of the Garip movement. They make a living out of publishing their poems at a time when life appears hard with the World War II in its full swing across the world. The story takes a turn when both fall in love with other people and life changes for them trying to survive against social class system and religious barriers of the time, which jeopardizes their love life, their friendship and their profession.