The Whirl

Turkey 2016 / 22'07"
English Subtitles
Director Celal Argın
Cast n/a

Starting with the education of children, the documentary narrates the difficult circumstances under which the semazens spin >around the nail of the meshk board. It aims to show not only that the semazenship is not as easy as it seems, but also its training phases and difficulties. The most important part in this is that both children and adult semazens to come to the dervish lodge every evening on everyday of the week voluntarily and perform whirling.

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