Turkish Film Week in Sarajevo
SARAJEVO - Anatolia News Agency
‘My Father and My Son’ opens the five-day Turkish films event in Sarajevo.The 4th Turkish Film Week in Sarajevo opened April 11 with Çağan Irmak’s film “Babam ve Oğlum” (My Father and My Son).
Organized by the Turkish Culture and Promotion Office in Sarajevo, the festival’s opening was attended by Turkish Ambassador to Sarajevo Ahmet Yıldız, Bosnia Herzegovina’s European Union representative Valentin Inzko, and culture and promotion adviser Cengiz Aydın.
In a speech at the festival’s opening ceremony, Aydın said Turkish films will be screened twice a day for the five days of the festival. He said that for next year’s festival, the organizers plan to invite famous figures from the Turkish cinema world to Sarajevo. Bosnian films are in demand in Turkey, too, Yıldız said. “Such cultural activities are very important for mutual relations.”
Among the films that will be screened during Sarajevo’s Turkish Film Week are “Hayde Bre,” “Başka Dilde Aşk” (Love in Another Language), “Takva” (Takva: A Man’s Fear of God), “Eşkıya” (The Bandit), “Karpuz Kabuğundan Gemiler Yapmak” (Boats out of Watermelon Rinds), and “Kaç Para Kaç” (Run Money Run). The festival will continue until April 17.