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Lisa Çalan

Lisa Çalan

Lisa Çalan was born in Diyarbakır. She studied two years cinema at the Aram Tigran City Conservatory, which was closed by the state-assigned mayor in 2016. Later, she became a member of the Middle East Cinema Academy in Diyarbakir and took part in the academy’s festivals and projects.

On June 5, 2015, she lost both of her legs as a result of a bomb attack carried out by ISIS which targeted HDP’s election rally in Diyarbakir. She had to pause her projects for a few years because of rehabilitation process. After six years of medical and economical struggles she started making movies again.

Zimanê Çîya is the first film of Lisa Çalan.

Lisa Çalan was born in Diyarbakır. She studied two years cinema at the Aram Tigran City Conservatory, which was closed by the state-assigned mayor in 2016. Later, she became a member of the Middle East Cinema Academy in Diyarbakir and took part in the academy’s festivals and projects.

On June 5, 2015, she lost both of her legs as a result of a bomb attack carried out by ISIS which targeted HDP’s election rally in Diyarbakir. She had to pause her projects for a few years because of rehabilitation process. After six years of medical and economical struggles she started making movies again.

Zimanê Çîya is the first film of Lisa Çalan.

Lisa Çalan was born in Diyarbakır. She studied two years cinema at the Aram Tigran City Conservatory, which was closed by the state-assigned mayor in 2016. Later, she became a member of the Middle East Cinema Academy in Diyarbakir and took part in the academy’s festivals and projects.

On June 5, 2015, she lost both of her legs as a result of a bomb attack carried out by ISIS which targeted HDP’s election rally in Diyarbakir. She had to pause her projects for a few years because of rehabilitation process. After six years of medical and economical struggles she started making movies again.

Zimanê Çîya is the first film of Lisa Çalan.

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