15/1 | 21:30 | Mitosis

Halit Ruhat Yildiz


Eva, who is 32, has been living in Turkey for three years and has no contact with her family living in Germany. One day, her sister Christina, who is 38, calls and tells her their father has died. Eva travels to Cologne to visit her father’s grave, where she encounters a surprising circumstance. Eva finds herself in a moral conflict, torn between her needs and the needs of her family, and she has to make a decision.

Halit Ruhat Yildiz

Halit Ruhat Yildiz

Director of Photography
Alexander Schwarz

Film Editing
Halit Ruhat Yildiz

Film School
Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany

Lara Nickel, Boris Maximov, Onurcan Kargin

Production Company
Academy of Media Arts Cologne

Ines Marie Westernströer, Pia Sarpei


Halit Ruhat Yildiz
Director's Biography
Halit Ruhat Yildiz

Halit Ruhat Yildiz was born in 1987 in Bingöl, Turkey. Since 2012, he has been studying at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne and lives in Germany. His first short film Annunciation (2017) was nominated for the Student Academy Awards 2017 in the category Best Foreign Film and premiered at the 50th Hof International Film Festival, broadcast on ARTE and WDR. Mitosis (2018) is his graduation film at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne which premiered at the 52nd Hof International Film Festival 2018. Ruhat is currently developing his debut feature film Eigengrau.