Turkish productions go to Beijing Film Festival
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
‘Aşk Tesadüfleri Sever’ is one of the five films to be shown at the festival.
Productions in various genres of Turkish cinema will be promoted in China at the International Beijing Film Festival as part of the 2013 Turkish Culture Year in China. During the gala night that will take place in Beijing March.21, the events will begin with a 140-person special show.
Film Producers’ Professional Association (FİYAB) coordinator Ayşe Sönmez said due to the interest of Chinese people in Turkish films, they had made a Turkish film panorama for the festival.
She said romance and action films were more popular in the Far East. “Our relations with China have been going very well in the field of cinema. Last year we proposed making a panorama there, but this year they asked us to join the festival. From now on, we will participate in the Beijing festival every year.”
Sönmez also added they had sent 20 films for the festival and five of them were selected. These films will be “Can,” Aşk Tesadüfleri Sever” (Love Likes Coincidences), “Güzel Günler Göreceğiz (To Better Days), “Saklı Hayatlar” (Hidden Lives) and “Çanakkale 1915.”