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Kutlug Ataman was born in Istanbul and studied at film schools in Paris and Los Angeles
where he graduated with the short La Fuga. He then directed his first full-length feature
Serpent's Tale which won prizes at several international film festivals.

Kutlug Ataman then returned to Istanbul again and has become one of the
leading lights in the Turkish gay liberation movement.
Kutlug Atamans weekly column in the newspaper Gazete Pazar is an important outlet for the gay community

At the Biennale in Istanbul, Kutlug Ataman presented a documentary on
Semia Berksoy, the first Turkish opera singer who trained in Berlin in the 1930s.