Al-Jazeera Witness - Istanbul Streets: I Hear Music (2016)
HDTV | 1280x664 | .MKV/AVC @ 2745 Kbps | 47mn 22s | 953 MiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: NoneGenre: Documentary
I Hear Music is an intimate portrait of the cultural shift in Istanbul from traditional to modern, told through the stories of three street vendors when their work suddenly becomes illegal. Halit has been selling home-made stuffed mussels for 20 years; Ismet has been coming and going through the same neighbourhood since the 50s with his freshly-made pastries; and Yasemin walks the streets with her bundle full of bedspreads and curtains. All three face relocation and competition from modern shopping centres and commercial brands in the midst of gentrification.