Mehmed’s eyes look enchanted while he talks about his homeland Dersim. Though the kurdish songwriter’s home only exists in his fantasies. But in spite of his big desire, he knows that he doesn’t want to live in Turkey again. Mehmed’s way of living at „home“ is a special one. To him feeling home isn’t a question of physical condition but rather a spiritual state. Therefore he has build his own little world where he’s able to live life in the reality while being able to flourish his desire towards Dersim. In his everyday life his homeland is always present. Especially in his songs, which deal with life in Dersim and mirror his deep bond with this place. Mehmed Capan is proud that his music means a lot to his people and that his songs are be.
ARRI 416, Kodak Vision 3