Turk films screened in Kosovo
KOSOVO - Doğan News Agency
The 5th Turkish Cinema Week opened with Levent Semerci’s ‘Breath.’
The traditional Turkish Cinema Week, organized by the Multi-Ethnic Association of Kosovo (MESK), began Monday in Prizren’s Cemali Berişa Cultural House. Organized with support from the Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Yunus Emre Turkish Culture Center, the opening of the event was attended by many senior officials.
MESK Chairman Ferdi Laya said the festival would fulfill the longing of people in the city because there was no movie theater.
After the presentation of plaques to institutions and people, Levent Semerci’s film “Nefes-Vatan Sağolsun” (The Breath) was screened. The festival will continue until Oct. 13 and screen 10 Turkish films selected by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
The films will be shown at Şadırvan Center, Berişa Cultural House and Gazi Mehmet Pasha Bath.
Among the films to be screened at the festival are Derviş Zaim’s “Cenneti Beklerken” (Waiting for Heaven), Mahsun Kırmızıgül’s “Güneşi Gördüm” (I Saw the Sun), Raşit Çelikezer’s “Gökten Üç Elma Düştü” (Three Apples Fell from the Sky), Hüdaverdi Yavuz’s “Eşrefpaşalılar” (Those from Eşrefpaşa), “İncir Çekirdeği” (Not Worth A Fig), “Anlat Istanbul” (Tell Me Istanbul), Yücel Yolcu’s “Romantik Komedi” (Romantic Comedy), Biket İlhan’s “Mavi Gözlü Dev” (The Blue- eyed Giant) and Şahin Gök’s “Son Cellat” (The Last Hangman).