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Amina is a 29-year-old Senegalese woman who works as a dress model in a textile company in Istanbul. Leaving her daughter behind, she immigrated to Turkey 7 years ago to earn money and to take care of her daughter’s needs. Amina faces many challenges each day in Turkey as an African woman. While she fights against these difficulties she’s going through with the hope that she will go back to her daughter and her country, she also dreams of being a real model one day. As an immigrant, Amina is in two minds between her realities and her dreams.  


Genre: Documentary, Feature Film

Duration: 1 Hour 10 Minutes


Writer and Director: Kıvılcım Akay

Producer: Aslıhan Altug

Co Producer: Beste Yamalıoğlu

DOP: Meryem Yavuz

Edit: Eytan İpeker

Music: Erdem Helvacıoğlu

Sound Desing: Umut Şenyol

Sound Record: Sertaç Selvi

Color: Dilek Sarman

Fasion Advisor: Aslı Filinta Demir

Assistant Director: Aslı Çelikel

Production Coordinator: Derya Nebi Sezgin

Art Director: Seda Dokumacı

Post Production Coordinator: Halit Soy

Cover photo Group Portrait of Eight Circassian Men in Uniform With Another Man by Abdullah Feres. (1880-1890)  Cover sequence taken from Bye Bye Birdie by George Sidney. (1967)

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