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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 […]

‘Koozhangal’ wins top prize at 20th Dhak

‘Laal Moroger Jhuti’, ‘Chandrabati Kotha’ and ‘Ajob Karkhana’ claimed glory for Bangladesh A B January 24, 2022, 2:05 PM Last modification: January 24, 2022, 2:17 PM The 20th Dhaka International Film Festival ended on January 23. Photo: courtesy “> The 20th Dhaka International Film Festival ended on January 23. Photo: courtesy The 20th Dhaka International […]

Murina triumphs at the Brussels Mediterr...

12/13/2021 – The debut feature by Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović won three awards at the 21st edition of the festival Director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović with her awards for Murina (© Jules Toulet) Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović swept the poster of the 21st Cinémamed – Mediterranean Film Festival of Brussels where she won the […]

Movie buffs can savor Vancouver Turkish ...

This year’s Vancouver Turkish Film Festival presents seven award-winning feature films, one documentary and two films directed by women. The opening film, Two types of people / İnsanlar İkiye Ayrilir, is not offered in person until 6:30 p.m. on Friday, December 10 at the Goldcorp Center for the Arts at SFU Woodward’s. Directed by Tunç […]

The American Turkish Society will presen...

NEW YORK, 23 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – The festival to which CHOBANI is a platinum sponsor, will consist of socially conscious films by various storytellers using art to inspire, enlighten and, above all, entertain. New York Turkish Film Festival “Stories Come Together. Storytellers expand our minds and connect us. We are delighted to […]

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 […]

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 Koğuştaki Mucize” (“Miracle in Cell No. 7”) in a cinema hall in Tirana. Turkish Ambassador to Tirana […]

Winners announced at 21st Frankfurt Turk...

Winners announced at the Frankfurt Turkish Film Festival The 21 awards at the 2021st Frankfurt International Turkish Film Festival have found their owners. Some of the names participating in the festival include Selçuk Method, Reha Özcan, Senan Kara, Emir Özden, Uluç Bayraktar, Alara Hamamcıoğlu Bayraktar, Reis Çelik, Selin Kavak, Nida Karabol, Serdar Akar, Rena Lusin […]

Winners announced at 21st Frankfurt Turk...

Winners announced at the Frankfurt Turkish Film Festival The 21 awards at the 2021st Frankfurt International Turkish Film Festival have found their owners. Among the names participating in the festival are Selçuk Method, Reha Özcan, Senan Kara, Emir Özden, Uluç Bayraktar, Alara Hamamcıoğlu Bayraktar, Reis Çelik, Selin Kavak, Nida Karabol, Serdar Akar, Rena Lusin Bitmez, […]

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 Hoop premieres Turkey at Bosphorus f...

ISTANBUL, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – October 26, 2021): The Hoop, a 2021 Turkish film and nominee for the National and International Feature Film Award at the Bosphorus Film Festival, premiered at the ninth Bosphorus Film Festival. Director and screenwriter Ahmet Toklu attended the screening on Monday at Atlas 1948 Cinema in Istanbul, along […]

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 […]

Clara Roquet’s “Libertad” wins the compe

Catalan director Clara Roquet’s teenage friendship drama “Libertad” and Ferit Karahan’s social drama “Brother’s Keeper”, about Kurdish children living in fear in a Turkish boarding school, won respectively the award for best film in international competitions. and national awards for the 58th Orange Gold Film from Antalya, Turkey. Festival which ended on Saturday. “Libertad”, a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Veteran Turkish film actor Kartal Tibet ...

ISTANBUL Kartal Tibet, a prominent Turkish actor and screenwriter, has died at the age of 83. “Bye, brother Kartal, I will miss you so much,” actor Civan Canova wrote on social media early Friday, sharing a black-and-white photo of his longtime colleague. The Turkish Culture Ministry has also confirmed the death of the veteran actor. […]

Turkish Film Commission strives to draw ...

NEVŞEHİR 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 Şerif, Tony Curtis and […]

Turkish film festival to honor 7 Muslim ...

BURSA from Turkey An upcoming Turkish film festival will honor the lives of seven Muslim scientists who were pioneers in the field of medicine. They include Ibn Sina, the father of modern medicine; Al Biruni, a renowned great thinker; Ibn al Jazzar, who was the first to diagnose leprosy; Ibn al Nafis, who was the […]

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 […]

Seattle’s eighth Turkish Film Festival t

The online edition of the festival, which will be held from December 5 to 12, aims to give American moviegoers the chance to watch the best Turkish films of 2019. The weeklong event will present four feature films and 10 short films, including 3 Grand Jury favorites. (Twitter) The 8th Seattle Turkish Film Festival will […]

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 […]

Boston’s annual Turkish film festival go

WASHINGTON (AA) The Boston Turkish Film Festival kicks off this weekend after a nine-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Films from the 19th Annual Boston Turkish Film Festival, which were originally scheduled for March 19 to April 5, 2020 but canceled due to circumstances caused by COVID-19, are now showing on a virtual platform,” […]

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 […]

Turkish film wins top prizes at European...

VECDİ SAYAR – ATHENS The 32nd Athens European Film Panorama Festival presented the awards at its closing ceremony on December 4. Two main prizes went to the Turkish film “Görülmüştür” (Passed through censorship), Serhat Karaaslan’s feature debut. class = “cf”> One of the prizes was the FIPRESCI (Federation of the International Film Press) prize, named […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vancouver Turkish Film Festival: The Eye...

The most famous Armenian-Canadian photographer, without a doubt, was Yousef Karsh. His memorable portraits of prime ministers, including Winston Churchill, continue to capture the public imagination nearly two decades after his death. In Turkey, it is another photographer of Armenian descent, Ara Güler, who is considered the all-time great of his nation. Güler’s canvas was […]

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 Noah Land wins best screenp...

Quick News Noah Land, directed and written by Turkish filmmaker Cenk Erturk, won the awards for best screenplay and best actor at the Tribeca Film Festival. Director Cenk Erturk (R6), Actor Ali Atay (L4), Actor Arin Kusaksizoglu (L2), Actor Haluk Bilginer (L7), Actress Hande Dogandemir (R7), Producer Alp Erturk, Producer Tuna Erturk (R2), Producer Patrick […]

Turkish film Ayla screened in New York

NEW YORK – Anadolu Agency The acclaimed Turkish film Ayla: The Daughter of War was screened in New York on March 8. class = “cf”> The film, based on a true story, tells the story of a Turkish sergeant and a five-year-old orphaned girl he found during the Korean War in 1950 was screened at […]

Turkish Film Week continues in Bodrum an...

Vecdi Sayar – BODRUM The 8th Bodrum Film Week, organized by the Association of Turkish Cinema Exhibitors (SİSAY), 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” (İftarlık 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 – Doğan 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 wins first prize at Italian...

“The Dream of the Butterfly”, written by Yılmaz Erdoğan, 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 Erdoğan, won first prize in the best film category at the Terra di Siena International Film Festival in Italy […]

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 […]

Rare treat for Turkish moviegoers

Turkish Ambassador H Emre Yunt (second from right) with Turkish Airlines Managing Director Mehmed Caymaz (right); President of the Qatari-Turkish Businessmen’s Association, Sezai Arli (second from left); and a representative of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Aytug Fazil Plumer, during the opening of the second Doha Turkish Film Festival at the Villaggio Cinema yesterday. […]