Labor Film Festival to start in Diyarbakır
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Labor Film Fest will be screening Nieves Klimanjaro in Diyarbakır.The 8th Labor Films Festival will be organized between May 1 and 8 in Ankara, Istanbul, İzmir and Diyarbakır.
After screenings in the four cities, the festival will travel from town to town for the rest of the year, from Adana to Samsun, from Bursa to Kocaeli. It will also head abroad to host screenings in Cyprus, Torino and London.
The festival’s basic aim is to introduce audiences to the lives of workers and their experiences of struggles in Turkey and across the world. Its theme this year is “Living in Borders.” A total of 21 international films will be shown, while 33 Turkish titles will be shown, both long and short.
In Diyarbakır, the festival will start with a parade. Movies will then be shown for free at the Sümerpark Social Life Complex, the Kayapınar Culture and Arts Center.