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Turkish actress and former mayor Fatma G...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Fatma Girik, a beloved Turkish film actress of the 1960s and 1970s and former district mayor, has died. She was 79 years old. Girik died Monday in an Istanbul hospital of multiple organ failure while being treated for pneumonia related to COVID-19, according to a statement from Liv Hospital. Along with […]

Turkish Film Week begins in Albania

Turkish Film Week, organized by the Yunus Emre Institute, kicked off in the Albanian capital on Monday. The five-day festival opened with the film Miracle in Cell No. 7, in a cinema hall in Tirana. Turkish Ambassador to Tirana Murat Ahmet Yoruk told the ceremony that Turkish cinema and the Turkish TV series industry have […]

Yunus Emre Institute launches Turkish Fi...

The Turkish Yunus Emre Institute (YEE), which presents Turkey’s cultural heritage in a creative way to foreigners, launched a Turkish Film Week in the Albanian capital Tirana on Monday. The five-day festival was opened with the film “Yedinci KoÄŸuÅŸtaki Mucize” (“Miracle in Cell No. 7”) in a cinema hall in Tirana. Turkish Ambassador to Tirana […]

Sharjah Film Platform: 50 films screened...

Sharjah Art Foundation. Image Credit: Provided The Sharjah Art Foundation has announced a busy lineup for the fourth edition of its annual film festival, Sharjah Film Platform. Running from November 19-27, the Sharjah Film Platform will offer theatrical screenings of more than 50 films, including world and regional premieres. The festival will end with an […]

End of applications for the 4th Internat...

Applications for the International Red Crescent Friendship Short Film Festival closed The Red Crescent International Friendship Short Film Festival, which will be held for the fourth time this year, will meet moviegoers from December 1-5. Applications for the 4th International Red Crescent Friendship Short Film Festival, organized by Balkon Film with the support of the […]

The 9th Bosphorus Film Festival has star...

Beginning of the Bogazici Film Festival The 9th Bosphorus Film Festival kicked off with the opening night at the 1948 Atlas Cinema and the screening of the film “Not So Friendly Neighborhood” directed by Danis Tanovic. The 9th Bosphorus Film Festival, organized by the Bosphorus Culture and Arts Foundation, with contributions from the Turkish Ministry […]

End of applications for the 4th Internat...

Applications for the International Red Crescent Friendship Short Film Festival closed The Red Crescent International Friendship Short Film Festival, which will be held for the fourth time this year, will meet moviegoers from December 1-5. Applications for the 4th International Red Crescent Friendship Short Film Festival, organized by Balkon Film with the support of 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 […]

Antalya Film Festival strengthens its ro...

Turkey’s Antalya Orange Gold Film Festival, which has always been the main catalyst for local cinema in the country, is a testament to the fact that despite the hurdles due to the pandemic and the country’s economy, Turkish filmmakers are standing still. wear well. “At the beginning of the year, people were saying, ‘You won’t […]

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. […]

The 28th Adana Golden Boll International...

start of the island’s Golden Cocoon International Film Festival The promotional film for the Adana Golden Boll International Film Festival, which will be held September 13-19 this year, has been released. The festival is ready to meet moviegoers for the 28th time with a rich lineup. The theme of the festival this year will be […]

Applications start for the 9th Bosphorus...

Applications for the Bogazici Film Festival have started The applications for the competitive sections and the industry section of the 23rd Bosphorus Film Festival, which will bring together the productions that have attracted attention and won awards in the last period of Turkish and world cinema, with audiences from 30 to 9 October, are open. […]

Turkish film “Ghosts” wins two prizes at

ISTANBUL Written and directed by Azra Deniz Okyay, “Hayaletler” (Ghosts) returned with the “Best Director” and “Best Actress” awards from the Casablanca Independent Film Festival, which ended on February 2. class = “cf”> The film was featured as one of the Top 10 Non-US Releases by the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) last week. It […]

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 […]

Underground Cinema: The 12th Boston Turk...

Loading, please wait As Turkey as a nation turns its attention to the world, Turkish cinema looks inward. This year’s Boston Turkish Film Festival features works in which directors reflect on the relationship between the secular and the religious, between men and women, and between fate and identity. It sounds like Fyodor Dostoyevsky in 19th-century […]

New York Turkish Film Festival is in Dec...

Disclosure: This article may contain affiliate links, which means that at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if you click and make a purchase. Özgür Töre November 28, 2019 The iconic cultural event of the American Turkish Society, New York Turkish Film Festival will take place from December 12 to 15, […]

Seattle Turkish Film Festival Brings Nat...

The Seattle Turkish Film Festival (STFF) is set to return for its seventh year from November 21-24, giving North American audiences four days to see some of Turkey’s best film productions. A total of eight feature films and one documentary will be screened during the festival, which also includes a discussion session and a short […]

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) […]

Netflix theaters release Turkish film sp...

ISTANBUL The release of Yılmaz ErdoÄŸan’s latest film “Organizing Ä°ÅŸler 2: Sazan Sarmalı” on the international digital platform Netflix two weeks after its first appearance in Turkish theaters has aroused the ire of moviegoers and officials of the Turkish cinema industry. class = “cf”> The film, released on February 1 in Turkey, was released on […]

Turkish Film Week continues in Bodrum an...

Vecdi Sayar – BODRUM The 8th Bodrum Film Week, organized by the Association of Turkish Cinema Exhibitors (SÄ°SAY), kicked off on September 13 in the western city of Bodrum with a meeting of exhibitors from different cities in Turkey. class = “cf”> During the sessions of the meeting, excerpts from several new films were shown […]

German-Turkish film festival defies the ...

This year, the Turkish Film Festival in Germany started without any financial support from Turkey. Ankara withdrew funding at the last minute for an event it seems to perceive as far too critical. By Jochen Kurten The bad news came just weeks before the festival started on Friday. Without giving any reason, the Turkish Ministry […]

Hollywood Turkish Film Fest “fulfills a

HOLLYWOOD The Hollywood Turkish Film Festival is a project that the Turkish film industry has long dreamed of, according to the festival organizer. Speaking at the festival’s opening ceremony in Hollywood on Friday, Barbaros Tapan said the event will provide a platform for Turkish cinema to be shown in Hollywood. “Each year, nominated for an […]

Boston Turkish Film Festival kicks off M...

This year’s Boston Turkish Film Festival (BTFF) will be a high-profile program showcasing Turkish cinema and will feature appearances by Turkish directors, according to its founding director Erkut Gömülü. The 16e The month-long annual event kicks off on March 16 with a screening of the film “61 Days” (Ä°ftarlık Gazoz) at the Boston Museum of […]

DC’s first Turkish film festival gives f

Although Turkey’s film industry celebrated its centenary in 2014, most of the country’s directors remain little known outside of the international festival circuit. Two notable exceptions are Nuri Bilge Ceylan, winner of the Palme d’Or de Cannes in 2014 for “Winter Sleep”, and the Franco-Turkish director Deniz Gamze Erguven, whose first feature “Mustang” was nominated […]

Opening of Turkish Film Festival in Rome

ROME – DoÄŸan News Agency Actress Hümeyra and actor Mehmet Günsur attend a press conference. AA Photo The 4th Turkish Film Festival, held in the Italian capital of Rome, opened on April 16 with a gala. Seasoned singer and actress Hümeyra received the Honorary Award at the opening. Before the opening of the festival, the […]

Turkish film “Winter Sleep” wins award a

CANNES, France – The 67th Cannes Film Festival closed with restraint on Saturday evening when the Palme d’Or was awarded to the Turkish film “Winter Sleep”. Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, the 3-hour, 16-minute philosophical talkfest about life and death, good and evil, the beauty of the natural world and the art of conversation, had […]