Kraliçe Lear (Queen Lear)

Esmer, Pelin 2019

The documentary about the performance process of staging Kraliçe Lear (2019) shows how an all-female, rural, travelling theatre company deals with gender inequalities. Their backstories give Shakespeare new significance for the lives of the performers and their sceptical audiences. As an all-female and rural travelling theatre, the Arslanköy Theatre Company’s free performances aim to dissuade rural people from their general disbelief at the necessity of dramatic entertainment. Read More

Scenes from the rehearsal

Scenes from the rehearsal in the Anemurium amphitheatre in Mersin, Turkey (subtitles in English via auto-translate option in video settings).


Trailer of Kraliçe Lear with English subtitles.