April Children

April Children

Direction: Yüksel Yavuz


Germany, 1998
84 Min.

My New Hometown, Berlin My friend, the Minister

zero one film in Coproduction with ZDF.
Funded by FilmFörderung Hamburg GmbH.

Rental: Ventura Film
World Distribution: Telepool

World Premiere: Oct 1998, Filmfest Hamburg
Cinema premiere: Jan 28, 1999


The film tells the story of three Kurdish siblings of an immigrant family, who try to find their place in between their old and new home, in between a familiar and a completely new culture.


Baden-Baden TV Film Festival(Germany), 1999

Special Award

Berlin & Beyond FilmfestivalSan Fransisco (US), 2000

First Feature Award

Max Ophüls Award (Germany), 1999

Audience Award

Max Ophüls Award (Germany), 1999

nominated for the Max Ophüls Award