Adana’s Golden Boll Film Festival waits for stars of Turkish cinema
ADANA - Anadolu Agency
Deputy Mayor Aldırmaz hailed the festival’s growing popularity in areas outside Adana. DHA photoAdana’s Golden Boll Film Festival will be graced by several high-profile stars when it kicks off next week, according to organizers of the yearly cinematic event.
Stars from Turkey’s domestic film industry, Yeşilçam, such as Filiz Akın and Fatma Girik and Tükan Şoray, will all be attending the 20th edition of the festival, said Adana Deputy Mayor Zihni Aldırmaz.
Aldırmaz also hailed the event’s growing popularity in areas outside the southern province.
“Our traveling cinema event has become very popular this year and it has attracted many people
who live in the Anatolian parts of Turkey,” said Aldırmaz, noting that the Golden Boll was a festival that had developed with people’s support.
The composition of the jury members is also continuing to take shape, with both German and Turkish cinema figures being added to the list. The head of the National Feature Film Contest in the festival will be Berlin Film Festival European Market Director Beki Probst, while other members include director Pelin Esmer, producer Türker Korkmaz, director of photography Özgür Eken, actress Melisa Sözen, actor Yiğit Özşener and musician Cengiz Onural.