Dr. Ozlem Koksal served a jury member at the 33rd Ankara Film Festival in Turkey for the national feature film competition. This year 12 feature films were part of the competition. The jury gave the best film award to director Emin Alper’s film Kurak Gunler/Burning Days and the best director award to Ozcan Alper with his film Karanlik Gece/Black Night. 

The festival also included a selection of contemporary films from around the world and a retrospective of Signe Baumane’s films with the director present in screenings.