Macedonia hosts films from Turk cinema
ANKARA - Anatolia News Agency
Turkish films will be screened in two Macedonian cities as part of the film week that will continue until Nov 27.
The third Macedonian Turkish Films Week will commence tomorrow in the Macedonian cities of Skopje and Bitola. The event is organized by the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry and will continue through Nov. 27.
According to a written statement made by the ministry, the opening of the festival will be held tomorrow at a press conference with the participation of the sultan of Turkish cinema, Türkan Şoray, at the Bitola National Culture Center.
During the opening, Şoray’s life will be related to the audience and the film “Selbi Boylum, Al Yazmalım” (The Girl with the Red Scarf), adapted to the cinema from Kyrgyz writer Cengiz Aytmatov’s work of the same title, will be screened.
Award-wining Turksh films on screen
Other films to be screened during the festival include “Yüreğine Sor” (Ask Your Heart), “Babam ve Oğlum” (My Father and My Son), “Pandora’nın Kutusu” (Pandora’s Box), “Bal” (Honey), “Aşk Tesadüfleri Sever” (Loves Likes Coincidences), “Başka Dilde Aşk” (Love in Another Language) and “Mevlana Aşkın Dansı” (Rumi: The Dance of Love).
Tickets for the films can be obtained in the box offices of Ramstore Premium Cinemas and Yunus Emre Cultural Center in Skopje and the National Cultural Center in Bitola.
Drawings will be held at the end of each screening for the audience. Prizes include a holiday in the Mediterranean city of Antalya and free Turkish courses at the Yunus Emre Cultural Center.
Further information about the festival is available on the Facebook page of Üsküp Yunus Emre Türk Kültür Merkezi