Filmekimi opens in Istanbul
ISTANBULThe 14th Filmekimi (October of Films) Festival begins on Oct. 3, due to be held at four movie theaters in Istanbul before touring other cities across Turkey.
This year’s event features a number of films that have recently premiered at prestigious international film festivals such as Sundance, Berlin, Cannes, Venice, and Toronto, including the latest works of master directors such as Woody Allen, Noah Baumbach, Stephen Frears, Michel Gondry, Todd Haynes, Hirokazu Kore-eda, Nanni Moretti, and Paolo Sorentino.
The festival will run until Oct. 11 in Istanbul at the Beyoğlu, Atlas, Ortaköy Feriye and Kadıkoy Rexx cinemas, before touring the cities of Ankara, Izmir, Trabzon, Bursa, and Edirne throughout October.
In Ankara, Filmekimi will be held at the Büyülü Fener Kızılay Theater between Oct. 2 and 4, in İzmir it will be at the Karaca Theater between Oct. 9 and 12, in Trabzon it will be at the Atapark Avşar Theater between Oct. 16 and 18, in Bursa it will be at the Cinetech Korupark Theater between Oct. 23 and 25, and in Edirne it will be at the Cinemarine Theater between Oct. 23 and 25.