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Title "It's a young country" : Turkey and Akbank. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 18 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Event Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 2009.
Summary Commissioned to make a film for a teaching case at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, filmmaker Charles Mann drew upon seven years as a working economist in Turkey to produce a film that captures the spirit of the country's cultural and economic transformation. Top management of Akbank, arguably Turkey's most successful bank, provide a window into contemporary Turkey and its prospects as they weigh alternative paths for the bank's future growth. Explaining Akbank's emphasis on innovation and youth, Chairman and managing director Suzan Sabanc? Dinçer sums up Turkey's demographic transformation: "It's a young country!". Economic historian Professor Yahya Sezai Tezel provides contextual narrative about the country's economic and cultural restructuring. Director Franco Sacchi's inspired cinematography provides images that support and illustrate the film's narrative arc of transformation. This film provides a real sense of engagement with contemporary Turkey by allowing viewers to see the country through the eyes of people both propelling and reacting to change in coastal and Anatolian towns, in universities, in metropolitan centers. Filmmaker: Franco Sacchi, Charles K. Mann.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Economics -- Turkey.
Documentary films.
Turkey -- Social life and customs.
Genre Short films.
Documentary films.
Added Author Sacchi, Franco, director.
Mann, Charles K., producer.
Sabanc, Suzan, commentator.
Tezel, Yahya Sezai, 1941- commentator.
Kanopy (Firm)
Music No. 1096787 Kanopy
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