Filmmaker Reha ERDEM (1960, Turkey) was called one of the most characteristic filmmakers of our time by magazine Variety. After studying History, Erdem left in 1983 to study Film Studies at the University of Paris. His directorial debut was in 1989 with Oh Moon. The films he made after his first – like Cosmos (2010) en Jîn (2013) – were shown on important international festivals including Tornonto and Berlin. Bes Vakit (2006) was shown at IFFR 2007. Big Big World (2016) premiered in Venice, in the Horizons programme. It won him the special jury award.