47:e festivalen 26 jan - 4 feb, 2024

Director and Screenwriter

Sevgi EKER


Filmography: 7 P.M. On a Sunday (short, 2022), 49 Years From the House on the Left (short, 2019), The 99 Steps Left from the Square (short, 2017)

Sevgi Eker is a Finnish-Turkish film director and writer. Sevgi’s films have been shown and awarded at festivals such as Clermont-Ferrand, Slamdance, Tampere (The Golden Shade Award), Vienna Shorts and the Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund (Next Nordic Generation award). Sevgi’s feature films are in development at Helsinki-filmi. Room 511 was selected for Women in Film and Television Finland’s In Focus incubator, while 7 P.M. On a Sunday was selected for International Film Festival Rotterdam’s CineMart 2023. 7 P.M. On a Sunday is Sevgi’s debut feature.

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