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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Child brides in Turkey are often raped, beaten and forced to undergo virginity tests, according to Eylem Atakav, the director of a new documentary which aims to break the silence on the taboo issue.
The 53rd International Antalya Film Festival opened on Oct. 16 at the EXPO 2016 Antalya Congress Center with the presentation of awards to a number of important Turkish actors and guests of honor.
Pera Film will present a selection of Bosnian director Jasmila Zbanic’s films as part of the Bosnia Sancak Culture Days.
In a Q&A earlier this year, Berlin-based Turkish director and writer Aslı Özge said she is “not interested in genre,” following the world premiere of her recent feature “Auf Einmal” (All of a Sudden) at the Berlin Biennale. Still, while it might be hard to pinpoint Özge’s films to specific genres, there are recurring themes and observations in her work.
Istanbul’s Basilica (Yerebatan) Cistern, will be on the silver screen all around the world thanks to the film adaptation of Dan Brown’s thriller “Inferno.”
Danish actress Connie Nielsen will be one of the guests to be welcomed at the 53rd Antalya Film Festival, where she will attend the opening night.
The 53rd International Antalya Film Festival won’t be short of any star power when it begins on Oct. 16, as the guest of honor at this year’s edition of Turkey’s premier film festival will be French actress Audrey Tautou.
British-Turkish comedian Naz Osmanoğlu will be in Istanbul for three shows in Istanbul.
Bozcaada, a beautiful island off the Aegean coast mentioned in both “The Iliad” and “The Aeneid,” is getting ready to host cinephiles and environmentalists this week for the third Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary (BIFED), to be held between Oct. 12 and 16