Leave The Door Open / Bırakın Kapı Açık Kalsın - 2021

Washington DC in the 1930s. The epicenter of American Jazz. Two teenage boys newly arrived in the America’s capital are overjoyed at the prospect of being able to regularly see their Jazz idols perform live. However, a nasty surprise awaited them. The rigid segregation of the time meant they couldn’t even find the albums of their favorite Black musicians in mainstream record shops let alone find and attend live performances. Their passion for Jazz drives these two teenage boys to reject the existing status quo and pursue a color-blind quest to become a part of the Jazz scene.

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Leave The Door Open / Bırakın Kapı Açık Kalsın – 2021

Washington DC in the 1930s. The epicenter of American Jazz. Two teenage boys newly arrived in the America’s capital are overjoyed at the prospect of being able to regularly see their Jazz idols perform live. However, a nasty surprise awaited them. The rigid segregation of the time meant they couldn’t even find the albums of their favorite Black musicians in mainstream record shops let alone find and attend live performances. Their passion for Jazz drives these two teenage boys to reject the existing status quo and pursue a color-blind quest to become a part of the Jazz scene.

Director : Ümran Safter

Cast : Themselves

Duration : 64 min

Genre : Documentary