Turkey: The Communist MayorARTE Reportage

25 min
Available from 02/08/2019 to 27/05/2022
Fatih Mehmet Maçoglu is a the only communist mayor in Turkey. Five years ago, immediately after the election, he began to revolutionize his village of Ovacik, with free public transport and free water. The village pays for it with the cultivation of beans and chickpeas on state-owned farmland. And now, he has his sights set on the regional town - to the displeasure of Istanbul...



  • Director :
    • Ali Inan
    • Jean-Yves Cauchard
  • Author :
    • Ali Inan
    • Jean-Yves Cauchard
  • Country :
    • France
  • Year :
    • 2019