Director Petra Costa is currently in Istanbul for the documentarist film Festival, which has been postponed indefinitely due to the violent reaction of the Turkish authorities to peaceful protests there. The protesters were opposing the demolition of a park in downtown Istanbul, where the authorities plan to build a shopping mall and army barracks. One has to wonder if the Documentarist Festival organizers have divine insight after viewing this promotional video which was released weeks before the violence erupted.
The wearing of the mask allows the protester to fight on!
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