‘Moment and Time’ at Documentary Film Fest
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
A scene from the the opening film of the festival, ‘The Lİttle Team.’The 16th Istanbul International 1001 Documentary Film Festival hosted by Beşiktaş Municipality, and organized by The Association of Documentary Film Makers in Turkey (BSB), debuted last night at Beşiktaş Çarşı Square with the screening of “The Little Team.” “Moment and Time” has been designated as the theme for this year’s festival.
This year, 30 documentaries including 14 local and 16 foreign films will be screened at the festival until Nov. 17. Documentaries can be watched for free at theaters located at Sahne Beşiktaş, Ortaköy Culture Center (Afife Jale Theater), Levent Culture Center (Onat Kutlar Theater), French Culture Center and Nazım Hikmet Culture Center.
The festival will also provide workshops, which will include the “Turkey-Germany Co-production Workshop,” “The Importance of Archive in Digital Publishing”, as well as The Copyrights Panel”, and welcome all film lovers, particularly those with a penchant for documentaries, to Cezayir Restaurant.
Also, within the “Pitching in Istanbul” Documentary Film Project, a cooking workshop will be delivered within the scope of the 16th Istanbul International 1001 Documentary Film Festival. The workshopis targeted at widening the pool global funds in order to facilitate access to co-production, distribution and screening resources.