Filmmor fest to visit four Turkish cities
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily NewsThe International Filmmor Women’s Film Festival on Wheels will host films and women from 19 countries between March 15 and April 14, in a number of Turkish cities.
According to the press release sent by Filmmor, the festival is dedicated to women who encounter violence and do not have the opportunity to raise their voices. The festival, which is organized by women and for women, and which takes its hope and strength from women, is dedicated to all women who are violated, silenced, and ignored.
With theme sections, retrospectives of women directors, opening and closing ceremonies, the 5th Golden Okra Awards ceremony, workshops and discussions, the 11th Filmmor Women’s Film Festival on Wheels will reach audiences in Istanbul from March 15-23, İzmir from March 30-31, Sinop from April 6-7, and Bitlis from April 13-14.
There will be five difference categories in the festival. In the “Women’s Cinema” section, the festival team has compiled all sorts of films made by women in the recent years from Turkey and other countries. In the “Our Body is Ours” section, there are films of women who declare that “our body is ours” from all over the world. In the “A Purse of Her Own” section, audiences will watch the stories of women who are also able to stand on their own feet. In the “Sex-ual-ity section,” space is given to films on issues related to sex and sexual identity. The “Women Make Movies” section is a special one, which is a product of the collaboration between Filmmor and Women Make Movies.