Once-barred film on Kurds now allowed in Turkey

Holland, Ben
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/23/99, Vol. 91 Issue 60, p8
Reports that the film `Yol' will be allowed to be shown in Turkey. Film by Kurdish filmmaker Yilmaz Guney, who was imprisoned on the island of Imrali in the Marmara Sea off Turkey's shore; `Yol's' plot, relating to convicts released from a Turkish prison; Acclaim for the movie; Military rule in the Kurdish southeast region of Turkey; Development in the southeast city of Diyarbakir since 1979; Prior ban on Guney's films.


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