Hollywood stars’ coach in Istanbul for acting sessions
ISTANBULThe International Bosphorus Film Festival, which kicks off Nov. 20, will host Susan Batson, the acting coach of famous movie stars including Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Juliette Binoche and Liv Tyler.
“Last year, Ivana Chubbuck attended our festival. This year we will host another very famous acting coach, Susan Batson,” said Ogün Şanlıer, the chairman of the festival.
Batson will offer masterclass sessions to actors and actresses from Nov. 20 to 25.
Movies by award-winning Turkish director Reha Erdem will also be screened in the “A Portrait” section of the festival, whose guest of honor will be Romania.
Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, author, and manga artist Hayao Miyazaki’s works will also be displayed.
All festival venues – the Atlas Movie Theater, Majestik Movie Theater and Tarık Zafer Tunaya Cultural Center – are located in Beyoğlu, the heart of arts and entertainment in Istanbul.
“We also have a tight program of workshops and panel discussions,” Şanlıer said.
The International Bosphorus Film Festival is organized by the Bosphorus Cinema Association.