Directed by Elif Boyacıoğlu
A thought-provoking, traditional animation, this story tells the story of a man who fears going outside, until one day a knock on the door tempts him to change his mind. Poignant, childlike and atmospherically crafted, the film interweaves gentle childlike qualities with serious moral undertones.
Elif Boyacıoğlu (1982) earned a BA in Communication and Design, as well as an MA and PhD in European History from Bilkent Universi , Ankara, in 2003, 2007 and 2015 respectively. She has been a member of the Festival on Wheels team since 2001. She completed a BA in Animation at the Irish School of Animation, BCFE, Dublin, in 2015. The Teacup is her graduation short.
Screenplay: Elif Boyacıoğlu, Lynn O’Reilly, Francesca Saunders
Editing: Elif Boyacıoğlu
Music: Cem Anıl
120 mins“The Arts in Film” has been a core element, a large Section actually, of the Wine Country Film Festival from the very beginning in 1986. The intent of the Arts in Film is to present films that inform and inspire, that provide insight into the inner workings of art forms that are enjoyed in their finished product, but the process is hidden. Here are some of the very best short films that showcase The Arts in Film - includes Currencies, Fading Nocturne, Molat and Molat, Syncretic Noise, The Teacup, The Whirl and White.