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Elaheh Nobakht, Negin Ahmadi on Dhaka Fi...

TEHRAN — Iranian filmmakers Elaheh Nobakht and Negin Ahmadi are among the juries of the 20th Dhaka International Film Festival, which is currently taking place in the Bangladeshi capital. Nobakht is on the jury of the Women Filmmakers competition, which also includes Turkish TV channel Oya Dogan, Bulgarian filmmaker Yana Lekarska and Bangladeshi documentary filmmaker […]

Glasgow Film Festival 2022 announces mor...

Further events have been announced for the 18th Glasgow Film Festival (GFF), which will run 2-13 March 2022 in a new hybrid format, with screenings both in theaters and online via the Glasgow platform Film At Home. GFF will show an African Stories Program – a collection of contemporary films celebrating the rich diversity of […]

Final review of the sixth annual “A Nigh

As 6th A night of unsuitable films Film festival has come and gone, we take a look back at the incredible event and say a loving farewell in the flesh. It was an amazing weekend of fun, friends and, of course, independent movies. This year’s festivities were held in Scottsdale, Arizona, by international filmmakers Dineta […]

Jewish Museum and Film at Lincoln Center...

The Jewish Museum and Film at Lincoln Center will present the 31st annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF) in person and virtually from January 12 to 25, 2022. Among the oldest and most influential Jewish film festivals in the world, NYJFF presents the best documentary, narrative and short films from around the world that […]

24th ARPA International Film Festival en...

From left to right: Sonia Keshishian, Sylvia Minassian, Manvel Saribekyan and Maral Kazazian, director Arpa IFF From left to right: Ara Mnatsakyanyan, Ara Najarian and Paula Devine The 24th Arpa International Film Festival, one of Hollywood’s oldest film festivals, screened 70 films from 21 different countries, featuring films, documentaries, short films, animated films and music […]

Slovak filmmaker wins European cinema aw...

“Dying to Divorce”: British documentary on Turkish domestic violence in the race for the Oscars ANKARA: A film highlighting domestic violence in Turkey has been nominated as the UK’s official entry for the Best International Feature Film at the Oscars. The five nominees for Best International Feature Film are expected to be announced in February, […]

Baku International Short Film Festival c...

November 24, 2021 3:17 PM (UTC + 04: 00) 702 By Laman Ismayilova The 12th Baku International Short Film Festival (BISFF) was held in Baku. Speaking at the closing ceremony, festival director Fahruz Shamiyev said BISFF has aimed to support domestic directors and screen international films since its inception in 2004. Previously, the festival featured […]

The American Turkish Society will presen...

“Stories Come Together. Storytellers expand our minds and connect us. We are delighted to curate original independent stories that touch our hearts and remind us of the values ​​of our human understanding. We have chosen “Bridges & Borders“as this year’s theme to present films that bridge the gap between cultures, identities and people. These films […]

‘Xogun’ selected for International Child

The Assamese short film “Xogun (vulture)”, directed and scripted by Utpal Borpujari and adapted from an acclaimed short story by famous writer-journalist Manoj Kumar Goswami, has been shortlisted for the International Children’s Rights Film Festival ( ICRFF), to be held in Izmir city of Turkey. The festival, held annually to raise awareness of children’s rights […]

Academy Award-Approved Tehran Internatio...

The director of the 38th Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF), Sadegh Mousavi, said the event has become the only festival in Iran that has been endorsed by Oscar. Speaking at a press conference, Mousavi said: “I have been in charge of this cinematic event for five years and over those years we have seen […]

Bosphorus Film Festival to welcome visit...

ISTANBUL The 9th Bosphorus Film Festival will be open to visitors in Istanbul from October 23-30, organizers said. class = “cf”> The festival will not take place online and is expected to bring together people from Turkey and abroad, according to Emrah Kılıç, artistic director of the event. The festival will take place with the […]

The accessible film festival has started

The Accessible Film Festival has started Held for the ninth time, the Accessible Film Festival met moviegoers with its online and physical screenings in Ankara. On the first day of the festival, Kumbara, one of the films in the Short Films Competition, the Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival Selection, the Children’s Selection and the National […]

which Arab films are screened?

While it might not sound like it, the latest James Bond film No time to die isn’t the only film event taking place in Britain this week. The BFI London Film Festival kicks off with in-person and online screenings, panel discussions and masterclasses. Following the recent show The Time Is New: Selections from Contemporary Arab […]

Announcement of films in competition in ...

The films that will compete in the barrier-free film festival’s national feature film competition have been announced. Films that have achieved significant success at national and international festivals will compete in the Accessible Film Festival’s National Feature Film Competition, which will bring together cinephiles with online and physical screenings from October 11 to 17, 2021. […]

Comedy films screened at the local film ...

The Film Festival Circuit came to Reno on Sunday and presented the Reno Comedy Film Festival at the Reno Little Theater. The festival featured submissions of short comedies from independent filmmakers. It was the second time that the festival was held in Reno. The event was also held in Houston and Austin, Texas and Portland, […]

Palm Springs ShortFest 2021 opens with c...

The Palm Springs International ShortFest celebrated the return of in-person film festivals Tuesday night with a list of six ‘life-affirming’ comedy and documentary shorts, appearances by filmmakers and, potentially, a future red-haired spy. The 27th annual ShortFest, held at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, is the first film festival in California to be held in […]

Turkish Film Commission strives to draw ...

NEVÅžEHÄ°R The Turkish Film Commission strives to draw the attention of film companies to Cappadocia, which is a natural film setting with its historical and cultural riches as well as its interesting geographical beauties. class = “cf”> Work has been done to make Cappadocia, where stars such as Charles Bronson, Ömer Åžerif, Tony Curtis and […]

Thin Line virtually presents its annual ...

Thin Line virtually hosted its annual film and music festival from Tuesday March 23 through Sunday March 28. People watched over 70 documentaries created by filmmakers from across the country and attended concerts featuring Jackson Scribner, Sunbuzzed, Simon Flory, among other performers. This year marks 14 years of entertainment at the International Film Festival for […]

Show must go on; The Vancouver Turkish ...

The 7th Vancouver Turkish Film Festival, which runs December 16-21 and co-presented with the Turkish Canadian Society, SFU Woodward Cultural Programs and the Northwest Film Forum, will be screened on an online platform due to the pandemic. Although we all fail to socialize in the movie theaters, we will enjoy the safety of the online […]

7th Vancouver Turkish Film Festival goes...

The seventh Vancouver Turkish Film Festival (VTFF), hosted by the Canadian-Turkish Society, will take place online this year from December 16 to 21 amid the coronavirus outbreak. As part of the festival, audiences can enjoy award-winning Turkish feature films and 10 short films in their homes with a cup of Turkish tea or coffee. The […]

Turkish Film Wins Best Screenplay Award ...

NEW YORK Kovan, a film directed and written by Turkish filmmaker Eylem Kaftan, has won six awards, including “Best Screenplay” and “Best Director” at the Chelsea Film Festival in the United States, according to the Hürriyet daily. class = “cf”> Starring the famous Turkish-German actress Meryem Uzerli, better known as Hürrem Sultan in the popular […]

Turkish film is a big hit at French fest...

ISTANBUL The film “Omar ve Biz” (Omar and us), directed by Matyna Er Gorbach and Mehmet Bahadır Er, won awards at an international festival. class = “cf”> The 2019 film, shot in collaboration with TRT with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, won three grand prizes at the 10th Southern European Film […]

American Turkish Society Presents 17th A...

NEW YORK, Dec 3 2019 / PRNewswire / – The American Turkish Society will present on the 17the Annual New York Turkish Film Festival Thursday 12th Decembere – Sunday 15 Decembere at the SVA Theater in Chelsea, New York. This year’s festival will feature a unique selection of films to represent the festival theme: “Contemporary […]

Turkish director receives Italian Order ...

Acclaimed Turkish director Ferzan Ozpetek received the Italian Order of Merit, the country’s highest honor, in Rome on Monday, reports Anadolu Agency. Ferzan Ozpetek, born in Istanbul but long residing in Italy, received the Order of Merit of the Commendatore (Commander) under a decree signed by Italian President Sergio Mattarella last June. “I love him […]

Iconic Turkish film festival returns wit...

What’s in a name? For the iconic Adana film festival, the return to its original name – Golden Boll, which takes its name from the rounded cottonseed grown in abundance in the region – after three years has been a major political victory. Former Adana mayor Huseyin Sozlu of the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) […]

Turkish film wins first prize at Italian...

“The Dream of the Butterfly”, written by Yılmaz ErdoÄŸan, wins the first prize at the Terra di Siena International Film Festival in Italy. “The Dream of the Butterfly”, a Turkish film written and directed by Yılmaz ErdoÄŸan, won first prize in the best film category at the Terra di Siena International Film Festival in Italy […]