Turkish Film Week hit theaters

Turkish Film Week hit theaters

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Turkish Film Week hit theaters

Yasin Ali Türkeri, Turkish director is at Turkish Film Week in Macedonia, which is held for thr 4th time. AA photo

The fourth Macedonian Turkish Film Week has begun in the Macedonian cities of Skopje and Bitola. The event is organized by the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry.

In the opening of the festival Sinan Ertay, Skopje Embassy secretary said there is a very strong relation between Macedonia and Turkey in terms of culture and art.

Skopje embassy secretary Muteber Şankazan said Macedonia is very used to watching Turkish TV series and Turkish films.

The guests of this year’s edition of the film festival will be the Turkish film star actor Onur Saylak, who was the star of the film “Sonbahar.” Accompanying Saylak will be his wife, actress Tuba Büyüküstün. They are scheduled to arrive in Skopje especially for this event.

Six days pf the festival

During this six-day cultural event, which will run from Nov.1-6 in Skopje, there will be 11 film screenings, six of them contemporary Turkish films.

Yasin Ali Turker, the director of the documentary “Manastır Doğum Yerim,” will attend the opening ceremony “Week of the Turkish film.“

 Tickets for the films can be purchased at the box offices at Ramstore Premium Cinemas and Yunus Emre Cultural Center in Skopje and the National Cultural Center in Bitola.

Drawings for the audience will be held at the end of each screening. Prizes include a holiday in the Mediterranean city of Antalya and free Turkish courses at the Yunus Emre Cultural Center. Further information about the festival is available on the Üsküp Yunus Emre Culture Center Facebook page.

“Sonbahar”, “Uzun Hikaye”, “Beynelminel”, “Mommo” ve “Uzak İhtimal” films will be shown free of charge.