The School Bus (Servi̇s)

Nominated for

Best Short Film

Directed by

Ramazan Kılıç

14' • Turkey • 2019

Language: 

Turkish

Nebahat, a teacher in her 20s, has just been appointed to a rural village school in Anatolia. She realizes that her students are struggling to arrive at school, hitchhiking tractors, using whatever means they can find. She asks the Ministry of Education for a shuttle, but without a driver, the vehicle is useless. So, she decides to be the bus driver for her students but she does not know how to drive!

Director's Bio: Ramazan Kılıç who was born in Ağrı, East of Turkey in 1993 studied Cinema-Tv, and Literature at İstanbul Şehir University in Istanbul. His first short film “PENABER” has been screened in numerous festivals and won many awards. His latest film “The School Bus” competed in the International Competition at 42nd Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival.