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Zueli Aladag was born in Turkey in 1968 and studied at Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM). He has been a freelance filmmaker since 1995 and founded "JEK" (Young European Cinema) in 1999, and has since then produced five films by European directors. His own films include: the award-winning Zoran (documentary, 1997), Listen (Hoer Dein Leben, short, 1999), Bevor der Tag anbricht (short, 1999), Ausbruch (short, 1999), his first feature Elephant Heart (Elefantenherz, 2002) which was nominated for a German Film Award, and Mutterliebe (TV, 2003), an episode of the Tatort series.