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Laura Poitras’ Oscar-winning documentary on Edward Snowden, the world-famous whistleblower who disclosed the NSA’s illegal data mining practices, is in theaters now. Here’s a look at the bleak picture painted by Poitras (and Snowden), its global implications and how Turkey’s Internet Law is proving their point.
The 10th Istanbul Japanese Film Festival will kick off at Akbank Sanat on Jan 11. Japanese feature films by renowned directors, as well as animated ones will be presented to movie enthusiasts until Jan 25
This week’s new release, ‘Kusursuzlar’ (The Impeccables), touches on hot issues like violence against women, the intricacies of family relations, taking responsibility, and double standards in male-female relations with skillful grace and to a profound effect
The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) has presented the second Aydın Gün Encouragement Award to the young cellist Cansın Kara.
The cinema sector in Turkey, which has gone from strength to strength in recent years, recorded the highest number of tickets sales in the last three decades in 2013
Strasbourg’s Cinema Odyssée, which has been directed by Turkish Faruk Günaltay for 22 years and has so far screened more than 360 Turkish films is celebrating its 100th anniversary
Last year in Turkish cinema made one thing very clear, box office success and awards don’t go hand in hand. A record 47 million tickets were sold
“Hababam Sınıfı” (The Chaos Class), one of the best-known Turkish comedy film series, celebrated its 40th anniversary on Jan. 4 as part of events titled “Respect for Yeşilçam.”
The movie will be the first foreign production screened with Kurdish subtitles in Turkey
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