Famous director Reha Erdem to head Golden Boll jury
ADANA – Cihan News Agency
Famous director Reha Erdem will head the jury of the National Feature Film Competition at this year’s festival. DHA PhotoThe 21st Adana Golden Boll Film Festival will be held this year from Sept. 15 to 21 with activities related to cinema and more.
Famous director Reha Erdem will head the jury of the National Feature Film Competition at this year’s festival.
“In this year when we celebrate the 100th year of our cinema, we are very pleased that one of the most successful directors of our cinema, Erdem, has agreed to head the jury,” Adana Mayor Hüseyin Sözlü said.
Last year a total of 12 movies competed for the grand awards of the festival. The best director award went to Erdem for his film “Jin” (Djin).
The Golden Boll Film Festival, one of the headline events in Turkey’s culture and arts agenda, will feature selections from world cinema, special screenings, documentary screenings, workshops, corteges, street concerts and many other events, bringing together famous figures from the Turkish art scene in the southern province of Adana.
Submissions to the festival’s National Feature Film Competition, National Students Film Competition and Mediterranean Countries Short Film Competition are still continuing.
The deadline for submissions is Aug. 1. Further information and forms can be found on www.altinkozafestival.org.
Last year the best film award was shared between two films. Hakkı Kurtuluş and Melik Saraçoğlu’s “Gözümün Nuru” (Eye Am) and Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun’s “Yozgat Blues” jointly received the grand prize at the Golden Boll Festival.