2022, Turkey, 72', Dir. Şahin Yiğit, Turkish (English subtitles)
From religion to medicine, hygiene to beauty, fragrance has been an indispensable part of our lives throughout history. Incense: The Silent Language of Fragrance looks at how the rituals associated with incense and perfume have changed over time and space. The film combines dramatic portrayals of historical figures such as Hürrem Sultan and Belkis, the Queen of Sheba, and interviews with academic experts to show how fragrances have been used by different civilizations for their transformative effects on the human body and soul.