Tarikat

A film by: Jasmijn Schrofer

Tarikat is a visual poem of a journey towards enlightenment. Called by a mystic dream, Derya finds herself among souls steeped in the Islamic Sufi tradition. They join in hypnotic movements and stirring rhythms, dissolving into an ocean of silence.

Country: the Netherlands
Genre: documentary, choreography
Length: 16’52”
Completion: 10/2015
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Turkish
Subtitles: English / Dutch

Festivals::

  • Netherlands Film Festival, the Netherlands (23 September – 2 October, 2015)
    Student Competition
  • Cinedans – Dance on Screen Festival, the Netherlands (16 – 20 March. 2016)
    Official Selection Won: Cinedans Dioraphte Award
  • Loikka Dance Film Festival, Finland (7 – 10 April, 2016)
    International Competition Students Award Recognition
  • Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (6 – 10 April, 2016)
    Breaking Shorts Student Competition
  • Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, United States (7 – 10 April, 2016)
    New Docs section
  • Sehsüchte International Film Festival, Germany (20 – 24 April, 2016)
    Official Competition
  • Tel-Aviv International Student Film Festival, Israel (9 – 15 June, 2016)
    International Competition
  • Sheffield Doc/Fest, United Kingdom (10 – 15 June, 2016)
    Student Doc Award Competition Won: Audience Award for Short Doc
  • Huesca International Film Festival, Spain (17 – 25 June, 2016)
    International Short Documentary Competition Special Mention
  • New Horizons International Film Festival, Poland (21 – 31 July, 2016)
    European Shorts Competition
  • Odense Internationale Film Festival, Denmark (29 August – 4 September, 2016)
    Out of competition: Dance Film Selection
  • International Intangible Heritage Film Festival, South Korea (30 September – 3 October, 2016)
    Official Competition
  • SHORT RIGA International Short Film Festival, Latvia (13 – 23 October, 2016)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Louis International Film Festival, United States (3 – 13 November, 2016)
    Official Selection
  • Cork Film Festival, Ireland (11 – 20 November, 2016)
    Short Film Competition
  • Curta Cinema – Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival, Brasil (3 – 9 November, 2016)
    Opening Night
  • Eastern Neighbours Film Festival, the Netherlands (9 – 13 November, 2016)
    Official Selection
  • Tous Courts International Short Film Festival, France (28 November – 3 December, 2016)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Inshadow Festival, Portugal (29 November – 2 December, 2016)
    Documentary Competition
  • Premiers Plans Film Festival, France (20 – 29 January, 2017)
    FREE STYLE
  • Moving Futures Festival, Netherlands (25 January – 25 February, 2017)
  • ON Original Narrative Student Film Festival, Dubai (25 – 28 March, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Ukraine (24 – 31 March, 2017)
    International Short Competition
  • Tanzfest Basel and Luzern, Switzerland (5 – 7 May, 2017)
    Dance Film Program
  • Fête de la danse Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland (5 – 7 May, 2017)
    Dance Film Program
  • Dance Film Festival, Czech Republic (11 – 13 May, 2017)
    Dance documentary program
  • Stories We Dance, Italy (27 – 29 June, 2017)
    Official Competition Won: Best Director & Audience Award
  • Agite y Sirva – Screendance Touring Festival, Mexico (June, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Transatlantyk Festival, Poland (14 – 21 July, 2017)
    Special program: Empowered Women
  • ESTEF, Festival of Ethnological TV Films, Serbia (20 – 22 July, 2017)
    Official Competition Won: Silver Shepherd for Foreign Film
  • La Guarimba International Film Festival, Italy (7 – 11 August, 2017)
    Official Documentary Competition Special Mention

Director: Jasmijn Schrofer
Producer: Rianne Ebeling
Cinematographer: Marjoke Haagsma
Sound design: Job Michel
Sound recordist: Matthijs Klijn
Re-recording mixer: Jelle van Osenbruggen
Editor: Emiel Nuninga
Composer: Kaveh Vares
Voice over text writer: Nanette Edens