Ertuğrul Mavioğlu was 19 years old at the time of the September 12th, 1980 military coup. He spent 8 years in jail for political reasons between 1980 – 1991. During his periods of freedom, he completed his degree in journalism. He worked nearly 30 years as a journalist at various newspapers and television stations. He received 2 awards for investigative journalism from the Progressive Journalists Association. ”BAKUR” is the director’s first feature length documentary.