Istanbul 2013

  • Gönül Dönmez-Colin

Abstract

ISTANBUL 2013 With independent theatres on the festival circuit closing one after the other, the last one being the historical Emek sacrificed to a shopping mall, securing sufficient exhibition space has become increasingly challenging for Turkey’s most prestigious film festival (30 March-14 April, 2013). Notwithstanding the comfort the new theatres in shopping malls in rich neighbourhoods may offer, the cinephiles are weaned on watching films in an atmosphere of culture and history in the Beyoğlu district, the old Pera, where Turkish cinema’s seeds were sown almost 100 years ago....
Published
2013-11-15
Section
Festivals