3 Thresholds: Birth, Marriage, Death

Birth, Marriage and Death are the most fundamental thresholds of life, carrying the same universal significance for all of humanity. Each segment of Asuman Atakul Fırtına's award-winning documentary highlights a particular example of the many beliefs, customs and traditions associated with birth, marriage and death in Turkey. The film captures the country's wealth of cultural diversity, even as these rituals begin to slowly disappear under the pressure of modernity.


  • Asuman Atakul Fırtına
  • TURKEY | 2017 | 61'
  • Turkish | English Subtitle