Türkan Şoray to be honored at festival
ADANA - Anatolia News Agency
Türkan Şoray to be honored at festival Veteran Turkish actress Türkan Şoray will be the guest of honor at this year’s Golden Boll Film Festival in Adana.
Türkan Şoray will be the guest of honor at the 19th Golden Boll Film Festival, held in September in the southern province of Adana.
A special selection of Şoray’s films will be screened for cinema lovers, and a collection of her costumes will be exhibited. A book about Şoray by Burçak Evren will also be released at the festival, and Şoray will present to act as an award presenter, Adana Deputy Mayor Zihni Aldırmaz said.
The “Promising Young Actress” award in the national feature-length film competition will be presented by Şoray at the festival’s closing ceremony on Sept. 22, Aldırmaz said.
“It will be a great honor to host one of the most important names in Turkish cinema at the festival. At the festival, cinema lovers will enjoy the participation of Türkan Şoray. Her contributions to the cinema world will be presented during the festival,” Aldırmaz said.
Şoray received the “Best Woman Performer” award for her role in the film “Mahpus” at the 4th Golden Boll Festival in 1972.
The jury of the festival be headed by Turkish-Italian director Ferzan Özpetek, and the jury members will include Producer Zeynep Özbatur Atakan; actress Nurgül Yeşilçay; music producer Hasan Saltuk; Galatasaray University Faculty of Communications Hülya Uğur Tanrıöver; and photography director Eyüp Boz.