On the Way to School
İki Dil Bir Bavul
Turkey 2008 / 1h 21min
English Subtitles / Documentary, Drama
Director Özgür Doğan, Orhan Eskiköy
Cast Emre Aydin, Rojda Huz, Vehip Huz
One year in the life of a Turkish teacher, teaching the Turkish language to Kurdish children in a remote village in Turkey. The children can't speak Turkish, the teacher can't speak Kurdish and is forced to become an exile in his own country. On the way to school is a film about a Turkish teacher who is alone in a village as an authority of the state, and about his interaction with the Kurdish children who have to learn Turkish.