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The 16th Filmekimi, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), will be bringing cinephiles in seven different cities together with outstanding films between Sept. 29 and Oct. 8. The festival will travel to six more cities during October.
The plaudits for Lebanese director Nadine Labaki’s ‘Where Do We Go?’ are continuing to roll in, especially after the film took home the People’s Choice Award in Toronto
The Golden Orange Film Festival presented on Oct. 12 the Belated Golden Orange Awards. The ceremony honored those who were prevented from presenting their films in 1979 and 1980.
The protagonist (or more likely the antagonist) of the cult detective novels and the subsequent TV series, Behzat Ç., returns with a film adaptation. Although ‘Behzat Ç. Seni Kalbime Gömdüm’ (Behzat Ç. I Buried You In My Heart) plays like an extended episode, it will more than satisfy the devoted fans.
The traditional Turkish Cinema Week, organized by the Multi-Ethnic Association of Kosovo (MESK), began Monday in Prizren’s Cemali Berişa Cultural House. Organized with support from the Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Yunus Emre Turkish Culture Center, the opening of the event was attended by many senior officials.
Danish director Lars von Trier said Wednesday Danish police had questioned him on French charges relating to his controversial remarks at the Cannes Film Festival about Adolf Hitler.
The acclaimed Turkish film “Bir Zamanlar Anadolu’da” (Once Upon A Time in Anatolia) by Nuri Bilge Ceylan has received four nominations, including best feature film, at this year’s Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) in Australia.
The director of an Iranian film documenting violence in the runup to the 2009 presidential vote has been banned from travel to Lebanon, where his film was set to be screened, an organiser said on Sunday.
Nearly 100 live weapons to be used in Brad Pitt's "World War Z" film were confiscated by Hungarian authorities, local media reported Tuesday. The weapons included machine guns, rifles and pistols, security officials said.