The documentary "Towards İzmir: September 9", about the liberation of İzmir, one of the iconic cities of the National Struggle, will be screened free of charge in Tire, Foça and Ödemiş, hosted by the Metropolitan Municipality.
The documentary about the liberation struggle of İzmir, which was occupied on May 15, 1919 at the end of the First World War, will be screened free of charge in Foça, Ödemiş and Tire, hosted by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality.
The documentary "Towards İzmir: September 9" directed by Mesut Gengeç will be screened at Foça Reha Midilli Cultural Center on December 23 at 13.00, on December 24 at 19.30 at the Tire Municipality Culture Hall, on December 26. It will meet with the people of İzmir at 19.30 in Ödemiş Municipality Cultural Center.
Izmir's epic struggle is told
In the documentary, which tells the historical period after a long archive work, interviews were made with the expert historian, research writer and the families of the heroes who fought for the liberation of Izmir. The shooting of the documentary took a year. Bülent Günal is the general coordinator of the film, and Yılmaz Aydın is responsible for the project. The soundtrack of the documentary, which includes dramas, is written by Yıldıray Gürgen.
Director Mesut Gengeç pointed out that the documentary describes the epic struggle that took place in Izmir during the occupation days. Gengeç said, "The first bullet fired by Hasan Tahsin and what happened afterward, the epic written in Ödemiş, the wonderful story of Gavur Mümin (Mumin Aksoy), known to everyone as Colonel Cevdet, in the TV series Vatanım Sensin."